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Karaman 2010 2069.jpg

Karaman 2010 2069.jpg

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A sarcophagus, I would guess second century or thereabout.

Fragment of a Sidamara type sarcophagus, 2nd-3th century AD.

Sidamara is an ancient site, located near the village of Ambarası Köyü (between Karaman and Ereğli/ancient Lykaonia). It gave its name to a particular type of very ornated Roman sarcophagi, since the find of a very large one found there (and now in the Istanbul Archeology Museum).

Correspondent: J.M.Criel, Antwerpen
Sources: ‘Karaman Museum’ (Ilhan Temizsoy & M. Vehbi Uysal)
& ‘Türkiye’deki Tarihsel Adlar’ - Bilge Umar (Istanbul 1993) .

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