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Sewage system built on remains of ancient Roman bath.

ANKARA (CyHAN)- Sewage system construction works in Turkish capital city of Ankara still have not stopped despite remains of ancient roman bath were discovered at the construction site.

A pillar capital belonging to the roman era was unearthed during the digging works in Ulus district at a sewage system construction site. The works paused for a while as the experts who were called to the site made a brief research.

Despite experts discovered the wider part of the roman bath remains including a hall with the tandem queue of columns, all the remains were covered with soil and sewage system laying works resumed at the site.

Requirements of Architectures Chamber's Ankara branch Director Tezcan KarakuE- calling to take the ancient architectural pieces under protection were ignored also.

"If someone has the respect to the history in this country, if someone have conscience in protection board, if archeologists respect their profession they should face out this scandal," KarakuE- stated expressing his reaction to the press members.



Construction site

Heavy equipments art the site

Concrete tubes

A column capital laying on the ground

VAR of columns staying in a row

VAR of the remains



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Date:Oct 18, 2014
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