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Myra Lycian Rock Tombs Pictures, Images & photos, Turkey





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Pictures & Images of the ancient Lycian archaeological site of Myra, Demre, Turkey. The city is situated at the foot of the Alaca Dag (mountain) on the edge of the fertile alluvial plain close to the Aegean Sea.

Myra became part of the Lycian alliance in 168 B.C and was one of the largest towns in the alliance. There are 2 necropolis of Lycian rock cut tombs in Myra. The tombs are cut into the rock and fronted with temple fronts. These would have been family tombs and one...
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