Turkey: Roman Ruins Lost amid Economic Development

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The approximately 2,000-year-old Roman-era bridge will be totally submerged when the flood waters finish rising.

Standing at one end of a half-submerged ancient bridge, Abdullah Sengul reflects on the years he spent guarding the treasures now lying beneath the rising water around him.

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Alexander Christie-Miller is a freelance journalist based in Istanbul, where he writes for the Times. Jonathan Lewis is a freelance photojournalist based in Istanbul.

Turkey: Roman Ruins Lost amid Economic Development

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