Roman-era tomb revealed after heavy rain triggers landslides in southwestern Bodrum.
An ancient tomb dating back to late Roman period found Friday in the Aegean resort town of Bodrum. In southwestern Turkey’s Muğla province following the heavy rains that left the town underwater.
According to Anadolu Agency, the tomb that hidden underground for thousands years, found after heavy rain triggered flooding and landslides.
Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archeology staff went to the area after informed about the discovery aiming to take it for further study and preservation.
Bodrum, one of the many resorts towns of Muğla province, is home to spectacular historical places. There visitors can see the ruins of the once great Greek city at the Theater of Halicarnassus and the Mausoleum of Mausolus, which is listed as one of the Seven Ancient Wonders of the World. Bodrum also houses the Castle of St. Peter, a large Crusader castle that still remains intact.
According to Daily Sabah