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Ancient Grain Storage

Roman Castle & Granary, originally uploaded by voyageAnatolia.blogspot.com.

Roman castle on the hill, ancient granary and helical staircase at ancient Seleucia ad Calycadnum. Tekir Ambarı, Silifke, Turkey. Large pottery was the most common use of storage.

Inside Fortress of Seleucia

Castle of Seleucia, Silifke, Mersin, Turkey:

Located a few miles from the mouth of the Göksu River, ancient Calycadnus, Seleucia was founded by Seleucus I Nicator in the early 3rd century BCE, one of several cities he named after himself after Alexander the Great.