Mausoleum at Halicarnassus
A project prepared by the Culture and Tourism Ministry to transform the area of the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus, considered one of the Seven Wonders of the World, into an open air museum, was presented at a meeting on July 14.
Archaeological excavations in the western Turkish province of Muğla’s Bodrum district have revealed the 1,800-year-old villa of Phainos, who was known as the richest fisherman of the Roman period. Click through for the story in photos from the ancient city of Halicarnassus...
Some fragments of the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus may have been smuggled to the British Museum in 1857, but the 2,000-year-old structure's ruins in the Aegean city of Bodrum have been drawing many visitors.
I attended a banquet the other evening within the framework of the Bodrum International Mausoleum Workshop held in Bodrum, in the southwestern province of Muğla. The talk of the evening was the restitution project of King Mausolus' tomb that is listed as one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.