Roman-era grave unearthed in SW Turkey

A two-room grave has been discovered in the Aegean province of Mugla’s city of Bodrum. The grave is thought to date back to the Roman period, and was found during construction work on Salvaraga Hill behind Bodrum Port two months ago.

Roman-era grave unearthed in SW Turkey
The two-room grave was robbed during the Roman period, say officials [Credit: Hurriyet/DHA]
An investigation carried out by the Bodrum Museum Directorate revealed that the grave had been robbed and a rescue excavation was initiated by museum officials. A piece of gold leaf found in the grave has been transferred to a museum.

Officials said that the grave was probably robbed in the Roman period. After a restoration project. it will be restored and opened to the public. 

Source: Hurriyet Daily News [March 28, 2013]

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1 comments for Roman-era grave unearthed in SW Turkey

  1. Please mention about the more historical findings in Turkey before Roman time.

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