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Lycian Royal tombs, built for an important ruler in Pinara, an ancient Lycian city on Mount Kragos, Fethiye, Mugla, Turkey. These are temple-type tombs cut directly into the rock of the mountain. Pinara was founded in the 5th century BC as an extension of the overcrowded Xanthos and was one of the largest cities in Lycia. It was a religious centre dedicated to Apollo, Athena and Aphrodite which later became Christianised and was a bishopric in Byzantine times before being abandoned in the 9th...
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