Terracotta spacers from the bathhouse at Amorium

@article{Koyiit2006TerracottaSF,
  title={Terracotta spacers from the bathhouse at Amorium},
  author={Oğuz Koçyiğit},
  journal={Anatolian Studies},
  year={2006},
  volume={56},
  pages={113 - 125}
}
Abstract This article discusses the various ways in which the hot (caldarium) and warm (tepidarium) rooms of Roman and Byzantine bathhouses were provided with a wall heating system to complement the underfloor or hypocaust system. Several different methods were devised to create cavities in the walls through which hot air could rise. In some cases a combination of the different methods was used. One of the longest-lasting and widespread methods involved the use of terracotta spacers — small… 

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