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Byzantine-era church and tombs discovered during excavations in ancient city of Kaunos

The Byzantine church, tombs, and inscriptions were found during the excavations carried out in western Turkey's ancient city of Kaunos that was included on the UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List in 2014.

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Byzantine-era church and tombs discovered during excavations in ancient city of Kaunos
The ancient city is located in the town of Dalyan and on the right bank of the Dalyan Stream that connects Köycegiz Lake to the Mediterranean Sea. According to UNESCO, it was the capital of the "Kaunos region" between Caria and Lycia until the beginning of the 4th BC.