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Gold diadem found in Roman-era sarcophagus in Izmir

August 5, 2020 - General

A rescue excavation carried out on a construction site in the Alsancak district of the Turkish province of İzmir (Greek Smyrna) after workmen unearthed a stone sarcophagus containing human remains, ceramic fragments and pieces of a gold diadem.

Sarcophagus discovered during construction in Izmir
[Credit: Andalou Agency]

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It was determined that the remains date to the 2nd…

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