Roman grave unearthed in Bodrum during construction
MUĞLA - Anatolia News Agency
The two-room grave was robbed during the Roman period, say officials. DHA photoA two-room grave has been discovered in the Aegean province of Muğla’s city of Bodrum. The grave is thought to date back to the Roman period, and was found during construction work on Şalvarağa Hill behind Bodrum Port two months ago.
An investigation carried out by the Bodrum Museum Directorate revealed that the grave had been robbed and a rescue excavation was initiated by museum officials. A piece of gold leaf found in the grave has been transferred to a museum.
Officials said that the grave was probably robbed in the Roman period. After a restoration project. it will be restored and opened to the public.