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Paved Street 2
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View looking southeast at the 23 ft. [7 m.] wide street of Tarsus. It dates to the second century B.C. The main dark paving stones are of hard volcanic stone, basalt, while the white gutter and curbing stones are of limestone. This street was one of the main streets of the city.

For additional views of the excavation in Tarsus Click Here.

For a map and a brief description of the biblical and historical significance of Tarsus Click Here.