Bulgarian Archaeologist Finds Ancient Roman Jacuzzi Heater

Bulgarian archaeologist Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ivan Hristov has discovered a heater for an Ancient Roman Jacuzzi during the ongoing excavations of the Roman road station at the Sostra Fortress near the central town of Troyan.

The Roman road station, which was first found by Hristov’s team in the spring of 2014 and is presently being excavated further, has itself been described as a “luxury” Roman motel because of the amenities that it offered for the Roman travelers taking the Via Trajana, the road used by Roman Emperor Trajan (r. 98-117 AD).

The newly found heater for a Roman Jacuzzi consists of a furnace heating up air which is then directed to a shallow pool similar to a modern-day Jacuzzi, reports local news site InfoTroyan.eu. Read more.

I don’t want to put labels on myself and that’s the reason why I don’t consider particular type of photography as “mine”. I like to shoot everything that cathes my eye, but recently I feel like I am doing mostly landscape stuff. So, expect more of this the following few weeks. ;)