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Xanthos
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Xanthos

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Rank: 1001 UNESCO
Wonder Type: Cultural
Country: Turkey
Description:
This site, which was the capital of Lycia, illustrates the blending of Lycian traditions and Hellenic influence, especially in its funerary art. The epigraphic inscriptions are crucial for our understanding of the history of the Lycian people and their Indo-European language.
This article uses material from UNESCO World Heritage List article "Xanthos", which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike 3.0 IGO License.