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by Archaeology Newsroom

Zeus Lavrandios, Lord of Caria

The results of the latest Swedish expedition in Caria (Turkey), at the Sanctuary of Zeus Lavrandios will be presented on Thursday the 24th of February the archaeologist Lars Karlsson at the Acropolis Museum.

The sanctuary had been primarily excavated by the famous Swedish archaeologist Axel Persson in 1948. Till now, research has revealed an exceptional archaeological site where buildings reaching the height of 10 m. have survive. The route joining the ancient city of Milas with the sanctuary follows the ancient causeway and it is flanked by statues and tombs, while the site’s diachronically high importance is seen through the various monuments from the Roman and Byzantine times.

Source: To Β?μα Online through Aρχαιολογ?αOnline, 19/02/11