Tlos Lycian Rock Tombs Pictures, Images & Photos, Turkey { 13 images } Created 26 Feb 2012

Pictures images photos of Tylos Lycian archaeological site Turkey. Photos by photographer Paul E Williams. Situated in the Xanthos Valley, Tylos is one of the most important Lycian cities of the region. Tlos is known as the city where mythological hero Bellerophon and his winged flying horse Pegasus lived. Archaeological excavations have shown that Tlos is the oldest city of Lycian Region. Tlos dates back to the time before 2000 B.C. The graveyard necropolis in the acropolis cliffs are filled with the typical Lycian house or temple type tombs. When Roman Byzantium fell, Tlos was occupied by the Ottoman Turks and remained inhabited until the 18th century. Tlos is on the UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List

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