Northern Necropolis of Hierapolis, Phrygia

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Carole Raddato
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published on 10 January 2016
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The northern necropolis of Hierapolis in Phrygia (modern-day Pamukkale, Turkey) with many different types of tombs. This extensive necropolis of about 1,200 tombs extends for over two kilometres (1.2 miles) from the northern to the eastern and southern sections of the old city. Most tombs date from the late Hellenic period, but there are also a considerable number from the Roman and early Christian periods.

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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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Raddato, C. (2016, January 10). Northern Necropolis of Hierapolis, Phrygia. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4400/northern-necropolis-of-hierapolis-phrygia/

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Raddato, Carole. "Northern Necropolis of Hierapolis, Phrygia." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 10, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4400/northern-necropolis-of-hierapolis-phrygia/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Northern Necropolis of Hierapolis, Phrygia." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 10 Jan 2016. Web. 28 Nov 2021.

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