ŞANLIURFA CASTLE SKIRT NECROPOLI STONE TOMBS

Yusuf ALBAYRAK

There is a necropolis area in the city center of Şanlıurfa and today it is called Şanlıurfa Castle. In recent years, excavations and cleaning work have revealed all rock tombs in the Necropolis area. From the graves reflecting the Roman rock tomb architecture, the details of the day-to-day survivals were studied in detail and the typologies were removed. According to this, the graves were classified here; Oneroom and three-arcaselium rock tombs with stairs or ramps, one-roomed with simple entrance and three Arcaselium rock tombs, two-roomed rock-cut tombs with five interlocking Arcaseliums and rock tombs with Loculus tombs.

Key Words: Rock Tomb, Dromos, Arcaselium