Ruins Of The Old Shrine Found In Turkey

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

The Old Shrine Found In Turkey
Some archaeologists found the ruins of the old shrine that estimated have age of more than 2500 years, including a church, cemetery and temple, in western Turkey, according to the semi-official news agency Anatolia.

The ruins were discovered in the area of Old Town Myndos, in Tavsanisland in off coast of a small town Bodrum, Mugla province in the western part of the country, said Mustafa Sahin, excavation team leader, as quoted by the report.

He said as many as six skeletons found in each grave near the church. There are many churches in the Ancient City Myndos, diocesan center in the era of the Byzantine or early Christian period, he said.

Excavations at the Ancient City Myndos begins in Gumusluk village in the small town of Bodrum in 2004, said Sahin.
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