Juliopolis ancient site; Lost ancient site of Ankara

It is known that there are many ancient sites that locations are unknown. Juliopolis was one of the lost ancient sites, it was discovered in 19th century.

Unfortunately it remained under the dam lake. Then after the dam dried out, the ancient site came out. It was on the Eastern border of Bithynian Empire. There had been settlement in the period of Phrygians. The name of the site had been changed as Juliopolis in the name of dynasty of Julio-claudion. It was recorded in 11th century AD finally.

The archeological items that were unearthed during the excavations are being exhibited in the Anatolian Civilizations Museum of Ankara. Necropolis of the site was unearthed.

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