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Sidyma ancient  city

Sidyma ancient city

Xanthos-Letoon,  Capital of ancient Lycia. Remarkable archaeological complex.

Xanthos-Letoon, Capital of ancient Lycia.

The Harpy Tomb. A bas relief from the northern side of a tomb from the abandoned city of Xanthos, capital of ancient Lycia. We see a hoplite hand over his helmet in a scene that is thought to be either one of judgement of the dead, or the recognition of a deified ancestor (Hargabus, founder of the Lycian dynasty). 480-470 bce, British Museum.

The Harpy Tomb. A bas relief from the northern side of a tomb from the abandoned city of Xanthos, capital of ancient Lycia. We see a hoplite hand over his helmet in a scene that is thought to be either one of judgement of the dead, or the recognition of a deified ancestor (Hargabus, founder of the Lycian dynasty). 480-470 bce, British Museum.

The ancient Lycian capital of Xanthos, today in the village of Kinik, and the Lycian cultic center of Letoon are included on the UNESCO World Heritage List.|Photo by @erocan_erocan. #UNESCO #UnescoWorldHeritage #Turkey #Antalya #travel #culture #history #ancientsite #Lycia

The ancient Lycian capital of Xanthos, today in the village of Kinik, and the Lycian cultic center of Letoon are included on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Xanthos-Letoon,… santuario y ciudad

One of the matronae of celtic tradition.

Xanthos-Letoon.(Turquie) Capitale de la Lycie, ce site illustre le mélange des traditions lyciennes et de l'influence hellénique, surtout par son art funéraire.

Photos of Xanthos - Lycian Antique City, Kalkan - Attraction Images - TripAdvisor

16 incredible UNESCO sites you probably didn't know were in Turkey

16 incredible UNESCO sites you probably didn’t know were in Turkey

16 incredible UNESCO sites you didn't know were in Turkey

Rhodiapolis (Greek: Ῥοδιάπολις), also known as Rhodia and Rhodiopolis, was an ancient city in Lycia. Today it is located on a hill northwest of the modern town Kumluca in Antalya Province, Turkey. It is called Rhodia by Ptolemy (V, 3) and Stephanus Byzantius; Rhodiapolis on its coins and inscriptions; Rhodiopolis by Pliny the Elder, who locates it in the mountains to the north of Corydalla.

Rhodiapolis (Greek: Ῥοδιάπολις), also known as Rhodia and Rhodiopolis, was an ancient city in Lycia. Today it is located on a hill northwest of the modern town Kumluca in Antalya Province, Turkey. It is called Rhodia by Ptolemy (V, 3) and Stephanus Byzantius; Rhodiapolis on its coins and inscriptions; Rhodiopolis by Pliny the Elder, who locates it in the mountains to the north of Corydalla.

The column-lined main street of ancient Patara in Lycia (southwest Turkey). Abandoned during the Byzantine period, the city was never reoccupied and eventually became buried under wind-blown sand, which is why much of it is well-preserved.

The column-lined main street of ancient Patara in Lycia (southwest Turkey). Abandoned during the Byzantine period, the city was never reoccupied and eventually became buried under wind-blown sand, which is why much of it is well-preserved.

Rhodiapolis - Selected (ancient) / Seçme (antik)  Ancient Likian city very near to the Mediterranean coast, near Kumluca (Antalya) / Kumluca (Antalya) yakınında Likya antik kenti.

Rhodiapolis - Selected (ancient) / Seçme (antik) Ancient Likian city very near to the Mediterranean coast, near Kumluca (Antalya) / Kumluca (Antalya) yakınında Likya antik kenti.

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