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Built in the 13th century, Susuz Han  Caravanserai  is located in the village of Susuz in the Bucak district and named after this village. This structure, which has a rectangular shape close to the square, belongs to the Anatolian Seljuk period. The inn has five naves and the mid nave is high.

Sultan Seljuk Sultan II. It was built during the reign of Gıyaseddin Keyhusrev (1237-1246). The indoor space of Susuz Caravanserai has been preserved until today. It is understood that there is a courtyard in the western part of the wall and vault traces on the western facade of the crown gate. The closed part of the inn is planned to be a five-storied building which has a middle-east direction and has a cross section. In the center of the building, there is a dome on the middle stage vault. The body walls of the building were supported by round and polygonal sectioned supports. In 2008, Burdur Museum Directorate and Ege University were excavated together. In this short-term excavation carried out to reveal the data of the open courtyard structure, ceramic pieces belonging to various periods, pieces of ceramic pots from the Byzantine period, nubes dated to the 18th century, spindle whorls belonging to the Roman Byzantine period, II. Gıyaseddin Keyhusrev (1237-1246), II. Izzettin Keykavus and III. Copper coins dating to the periods of Gıyaseddin Keyhusrev were found. In addition, 3 Ottoman sultans found in the excavations of the silver coins, the structure is used after the Seljuk period is an indicator of use. During excavation, the presence of metal objects such as nal, horseshoe nails, forging rings, rings and chains is important because they are closely related to the function of the structure.

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