Mylasa (Caria) 49 Milas - Μύλασα

Μύλασα - Mylasa, Classical polis near Milas in Caria (Aegean Turkey)
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Latitude: 37.315000
Longitude: 27.781000
Confidence: High

Greek name: Μύλασα
Place ID: 373278PMyl
Time period: C
Region: Caria
Country: Turkey
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Mod: Milas

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Search for inscriptions mentioning Mylasa (Μυλα...) in the PHI Epigraphy database.

Modern Description: A small quantity of Mycenaean pottery has been recovered, that coincides with the period of the greatest expansion of Mycenaean civilization throughout the Aegean (13th century BC).
Ruins of a Corinthian temple of Zeus Karios on a podium (1st century BC) and the peribolos of the temenos on the slope of Hisarbasi hill. A gateway in the city wall with representation of a double axe (labrys) on the keystone of its arch (2nd century AD). An important monument is the mausoleum (1st century AD) known as Gümüşkesen, which follows the architectural tradition of the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus.
An episcopal see in Early Byzantine times. In the 5th century a convent was founded by Hosia Xeni. An inscription refers to the building of a church by Bishop Vasileios (perhaps 6th century).

Info: Archaeological Atlas of the Aegean

(Archaeological Atlas of the Aegean, Ministry of the Aegean)


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