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Text by HÜRRIYET DAILY NEWS

Latest update : 2013-04-03

Pluto’s Gate, the legendary portal to the underworld in Greco-Roman mythology, has been located in Turkey's southwestern province of Pamukkale, a team of Italian archaeologists announced at a conference in Istanbul last month.

Pluto’s Gate, the legendary portal to the underworld in Greco-Roman mythology and tradition, has been located in Turkey, according to Italian archaeologists, Discovery News reported.

Pluto’s Gate – known as Ploutonion in Greek and Plutonium in Latin – is reportedly in the southwestern province of Pamukkale, where the ancient Phrygian city of Hierapolis is.

A team of archaeologists led by Italian Professor Francesco D'Andria made the discovery, and it was announced at a conference in Istanbul last month.

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Date created : 2013-04-03

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