The tomb, entirely untouched, was found during excavations carried out on one of the city's streets, Turkish Hürriyet newspaper reported.
Milas'tan tarih çıkmaya devam ediyor https://t.co/sAj11XM0RQ— orhan aydın (@orhanaydin6) 23. November 2016
Archaeologists said that the burial chamber is about 2400 years old. The valuable discovery dates back to the Hellenistic period, when Ancient Greek culture had an enormous impact on the region.
22:30 Milas'ta inşaat temelinden tarihi mezar fışkırıyorMilas Hacıapti Mahallesi Fabrika Sokak’ta ortaya çıkan mez… https://t.co/fu5iBiyufq— Haber Portalım (@Habertaze) 22. November 2016
Scientists suggest that the burial chamber belonged to a noble family. The tomb contained more than 100 artifacts, which have been taken for further archaeological examination.