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WORK IN 2012

Excavation work at ancient Tripolis in 2012was initiated as a third phase of work at Tripolis on 18June 2012 under the scientific supervision of Asst. Prof.Dr.Bahadır DUMAN of Pamukkale University.The work was conducted by a team of six archaeologists, two restorers, 25 students of archaeology, art history and anthropology, one crane operator and 30 workmen.

The excavation work covered eight sectors, namely Colonnaded Street, Hierapolis Street, Orpheus Fountain (Nymphaeum), Early Byzantine Church 2, Early Byzantine Church 4, South City Gate 1, South City Gate 2 and Late Roman Agora.

 

COLONNADED STREET

HIERAPOLIS STREET

NYMPHAEUM (ORPHEUS FOUNTAIN)

EARLY BYZANTINECHURCH 2

SOUTH CITY GATE 1

SOUTH CITY GATE 2

LATE ROMAN AGORA

 

In addition to the excavation work at Tripolis, the campaign covered topographic surveys with GPS, geo-radar scanning to determine the existence of architecture buried as well as restoration and conservation work.

 

HOUSEKEEPINGAT THE EXCAVATION HOUSE

TOPOGRAPHICSURVEYS

GEORADARSCANNING

RESTORATION AND CONSERVATION WORK

 

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