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Seleucia: rock tombs

Seleucia in Pieria or Seleucia by the Sea: port in Syria, one of the four cities of the Syrian tetrapolis. The modern name is Çevlik, a village near Samandağ. The city is not to be confused with Seleucia on the Tigris or Seleucia on the Euphrates.

On several places, including along the canals, tombs had been cut out in the rocks.

 

This page was created in 2014; last modified on 30 March 2014.