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Ancient Lighthouse to be Rebuilt


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The base of the ruins of the Patara Lighthouse is ...

The ancient Patara Lighthouse in Turkey, built in 64 A.D. on the orders Nero, one of the most famed emperors in Roman history, is scheduled to be rebuilt.

Professor Havva Iskan Isik, from the Department Archaeology at Akdeniz University in the Antalya Province of Turkey, said the 98-foot tall lighthouse will be rebuilt using its original stones. The professor stated that once the rebuilt and restored lighthouse is completed that it has the potential to become one of the greatest cultural heritage sites in the nation of Turkey.

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