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Tekören  

It is a stepped altar located on the rocky area about 150 m northeast of Tekören village in Sivrihisar township of Eskişehir. Tekören village is located 7.5 km north of the city of Pessinus, an ancient Phrygian settlement. The altar has a stylized idol and three steps. The upper part is partially eroded. The idol is 40 cm high and there are armrest-shaped protrusions on its both sides. There is a Phrygian rock tomb about 50 m south of the altar and two side by side carved rock basins possibly for grape crushing about 13 m northeast.  

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Literature:
Berndt-Ersöz, S. 2006. Phrygian Rock–Cut Shrines. Structure, Function and Cult Practice, Leiden.

Image sources:
Bora Bilgin, 2020
Tayfun Bilgin, 2020


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