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Roman sarcophagus found in Turkey

Vita gazette- A sarcophagus belonging to the Roman period was found in Bursa, Turkey.

A two-thousand-year-old sarcophagus, which is considered to belong to a Roman general, was found in the olive grove, which was declared a protected area in Bursa’s Iznik district.

The sarcophagus belonging to the Roman general, which is on the temporary heritage list of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), was taken to the Archeology Museum today as a result of the meticulous work of the teams.

Archaeologists estimate the sarcophagus to be 2,000 years old; It was unearthed in the olive grove, surrounded by wire fences and declared as a protected area by the Ministry of Culture.

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