The Payava Tomb

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 13 May 2016
The Payava Tomb

This is a limestone tomb with gabled roof. It was decorated with reliefs on its four sides and inscribed with Lycian inscriptions. It was made in Lycia; found in Xanthus. Greek Period, circa 375-362 BCE. (The British Museum, London)

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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Amin, O. S. M. (2016, May 13). The Payava Tomb. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/5089/

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