Hurriyetdailynews.com: Byzantine tombs unearthed in marble city

The ancient city of Stratonikeia, the world’s largest marble city, had retained its importance in the Hellenistic, Roman, Byzantine, Anatolian beylik, Ottoman and Republican eras, adding that it was listed on the UNESCO Tentative List.

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Some 65 Byzantine-era tombs have been unearthed in the most recent archaeological excavations in the ancient city of Stratonikeia, known as the city of gladiators in the western province of Muğla’s Yatağan district.

“We are continuing works in the graveyard field. Sixty-five Byzantine era tombs were unearthed in the ancient city. The tombs belong to both adults and children,” said the head of the excavations, Pamukkale…

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