It is understood certainly from a bilingual epigraph, which is found in Kaş, that city under Kaş is Antiphellos. However, the older name of Kaş is Habesos. Antiphellos is a very small settlement place in B.C. IV. Century and Phellos is a very small settlement place in B.C. IV. Century and Phellos, which is located slightly above it, is the port of city. However, while entering into Hellenistic period, Phellos goes down, Antiphellos develops and comes into prominence more. This case also continues in Roman period, city is developed owing to trade of cedar, obtained from regional forests, and sponge fishing, and it gets rid of being port of Phellos and becomes a self sufficient and rich city. Wall remains belonging to Hellenistic period are seen in good order in Meis Island’s frontage of the altitude, described as acropolis. However, northern and western directions of such wall remains do not reach today. Wall remains in the seaside can be seen today. There are 24 women figures in the frieze part of a house type tomb chamber, which is protected well and belongs to B.C. 4th Century in the west of city. Seafront theatre of Antiphellos ancient city, in the right of road, going to Çukurbağ Peninsula, located in the western part of the city, is in quite good condition. The most famous monument of Kaş is sarcophagus formed from a single block on Uzun Çarşı Avenue among the rug shops. As script in Lycia language with eight lines on the sarcophagus, which belongs to B.C. 4th Century and reaches today in a good condition, can not be read, it is known whom it belongs to. However, such sarcophagus is called “Sarcophagus of King” publicly.
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