Rare 2,300-year-old tomb in Istanbul holds partially cremated body

Archaeologists in Istanbul have unveiled a 2,300-year-old brick tomb containing the cremated remains of an individual that was likely placed in the mausoleum and then burned, archaeologists in Istanbul have announced. Father. Archaeologists say a tomb like this is a rarity.

At the time this person was buried, the area was known as Chalcedon, when it was a flourishing city during the Hellenistic period. The tomb containing the cremated remains of at least one person was found at the Haydarpaşa train station in Istanbul. Archaeologists also found a terracotta cup and a perfume bottle inside it, Rahmi Asal, director of the Istanbul Archaeological Museum, told the Turkish government. Anadolu Agency.

https://www.livescience.com/ancient-cremated-remains-found-turkey Rare 2,300-year-old tomb in Istanbul holds partially cremated body

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