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Ancient Marketplace Found in Denizli

Posted on Apr, 4, 2016
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marketplaceOngoing excavations in the ancient city of Tripoli in the western province of Denizli’s Buldan district have unearthed a 2,000-year-old market place, indicating that the city was a significant center of trade in the past. 

Pamukkale University (PAU) Archaeology Department academic and excavation head Bahadır Duman said they had started excavations last week in Tripoli, which was a Lydian city located at the intersection of Phrygia, Karia and Lydia in the Hellenistic era. 

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