Rock Tombs

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    Stunning Lycian rock tombs and their unique architecture

    (ORDO NEWS) — Carved into the mountainsides, they look like the entrances to numerous temples, but are in fact the richly decorated facades of ancient Lycian tombs, which today are found in western Anatolia, Asia Minor (modern Turkey) and the eastern Greek islands. These are the most numerous of all types of Lycian tombs, and some of them are perhaps the most visually impressive – elaborate burial chambers carved directly…