Discovery of a 2400-year-old chamber with over hundred artefacts

A Hellenistic period burial chamber was discovered in the ancient Greek city of Mylasa, in Muğla province, south-west Turkey, during construction works. Excavations revealed a 2400-year-old burial chamber of a wealthy royal family.

Excavations at Mylasa (by IHA Photo)
Excavations at Mylasa (by IHA Photo)

Within the chamber a total of 103 artefacts were unearthed during the excavations. Archaeological teams from the Milas Archeology Museum had previously found another burial chamber, which had not been dug before and now with the discovery of the new one, the total number of ancient burial chambers went up to 18.

Excavations at Mylasa (by IHA Photo)
Excavations at Mylasa (by IHA Photo)

(after Daily Sabah & IHA photo)

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