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Yilantas - the Snakestone
Turkey

Like the Arslantas (Lionstone) these are the remains of a Phrygian rock grave from the 8th century BC. But this grave broke into pieces and a part of the rocks just shows the tail of the lion. The local people who discovered it, thought that the tail is a snake and since that times this place is called Yilantas (Snakestone).

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Taken: 12/08/2010
Uploaded: 27/12/2011
Updated: 29/05/2014
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Tags: phrygia; anatolia; turkey; history; archaeology; stone carving; grave; culture; lion; outdoor; rocks
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