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Basilica with Mosaics


A basilica ruin which dates back to Early Christian Period to 6th century located only 200 m. Away from Oylum Tumulus.


Basilica built in a long rectangular plan with local black coloured bazalt stones.

As a result of excavations , 2 incsriptions , many coins and column bases belonging the Roman period and Middle age were found.


A mosaic which covers a 800 m2 area reflects  the art of Early christian period with the composition of Red, brown, white, gray, orange, black and colored stones and plant (leaf), Maltese Crosses and various geometric patterns. (intersecting circles, diamond, square and zigzag).



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