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Xanthos



Xanthos
Introduction

1. Sarcophagus on a pillar

2. Roman theatre

3. Xanthian obelisk

4. Grand structures to the east

5. Tombs in the forest

6. In the British Museum


















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XANTHOS
Roman theatre

Xanthos, Turkey


Xanthos, Turkey


The Roman theatre here is unusually complete, only missing the upper seats. Mayby the reason it is fared so well is its use of other structures, digging into a dump and climbing up to the (later) Byzantine city wall.






By Tore Kjeilen