Matala

2009-10-06
Matala_1 Village of Matala.
Village of Matala.
Roman_cemetary_Caves_1 Caves in the cliffs at Matala.
Caves in the cliffs at Matala.
Roman_cemetary_Caves_2 The caves were used as a Roman cemetery (1st and 2nd century).
The caves were used as a Roman cemetery (1st and 2nd century).
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Roman_cemetary_Caves_3 The caves were later used as dwellings by hippy people in the 1960s.
The caves were later used as dwellings by hippy people in the 1960s.
Roman_cemetary_Caves_6 Some tombs were carved directly in the rock outside the cave, in the cliff.
Some tombs were carved directly in the rock outside the cave, in the cliff.

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