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2,000-year-old tomb unearthed in Denizli.

ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- An approximately 2,000-year-old tomb was found in Honaz, a district of the western province of Denizli, on Wednesday.

The Denizli Culture and Tourism Directorate recently launched an excavation in the district when some locals informed the office about historical items they had found there.

The archaeologists working as part of the excavation uncovered the ancient tomb on Wednesday. The unearthed tomb has been taken to a museum located in Pamukkale for exhibition.

Denizli Provincial Culture and Tourism Director Mehmet Korkmaz said: "The uncovered ancient tomb proves that there was a settlement dating back to approximately 2,000 years in the vicinity. The excavation work in the area will continue."

(Cihan/Today's Zaman) CyHAN

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Date:Aug 14, 2014
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