Müsgebi-Bodrum

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The site of Müsgebi-Ortakent is located 9 km northwest of Bodrum. In the 1960s a number of Mycenaean chamber tombs were found in this region. The graves were excavated under the direction of Yusuf Boysal in 1963-66. The burial type was cremation. Vessel types include cylix, pyxis, amphora, pithoi, jugs, bowls, cups, alabastroi and tripod vessels among others. According to Yusuf Boysal the necropolis began to be used during the 15th century BCE. The pottery dates from Late Helladic III A to Late Helladic IIIC.

Literature: Boysal 1964; Boysal 1965; Boysal 1967

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Latitude, Longitude: 37.041583, 27.353133