Olympus excavations to start in July

Posted On May 18, 2020
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Archaeological excavations in the ancient city of Olympus in the southern province of Antalya’s Kumluca district will start in July in the episcopal palace, which was used as a sacred area in the Roman and Byzantine eras. The works will be carried out simultaneously with the restoration works in the acropolis and necropolis areas.

The head of Olympus excavations, Anadolu University academic Professor Yelda Uçkan said that excavations in Olympus continued for 12 months, adding that the works that had been set to start in March this year could not be started due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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