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Pedasa is an ancient Greek city located on the Bodrum Peninsula in the southwestern corner of Turkey. It was founded in the 8th century BC by settlers from the nearby island of Kos. The city was located on a hilltop overlooking the Aegean Sea and was surrounded by a wall with towers and gates. The city was an important trading center and had a temple dedicated to the goddess Athena. Archaeological excavations at Pedasa have revealed a number of important finds, including a large temple complex, a theater, and a number of other buildings. The temple complex was built in the 6th century BC and contained several rooms, including a large central hall, a smaller room for sacrifices, and a treasury. The theater was built in the 4th century BC and could seat up to 5,000 people. Other buildings uncovered include a stoa, a gymnasium, and several houses. In addition to the buildings, numerous artifacts have been discovered at Pedasa.