Lycian tombs, Xanthos

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Carole Raddato
published on 05 March 2014

The Harpy tomb and the pillared sarcophagus, two monumental Lycian tombs from Xanthos (Lycia, Turkey). The Harpy tomb (left) dates to approximately 480–470 BCE whilst the pillared sarcophagus (right) dates to the 4th century BCE.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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