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Many huge granaries have been found in the Kaymakçı excavation field in the western province of Manisa. The granaries reveal that grape production dates back to 3,500 years ago in the city
ATHENS - Agence France-Presse
Robbers who raided a museum in the ancient Greek city of Olympia last week made off with scores of artifacts including items dating back more than 3,000 years, officials said Feb. 20.
BAGHDAD - Reuters
A 6,500-year-old Sumerian gold jar, the head of a Sumerian battle axe and a stone...
ISTANBUL - Anatolia News Agency
Istanbul’s Topkapı Palace stone inscription collection, which is comprised of 272 works, sheds light on the history of the palace as well as many structures that do not exist today.
ISTANBUL - Hürriyet Daily News
A collection of Ottoman tiles from the Hagia Sophia that were sent to Paris for restoration 108 years ago were never returned to the Ottoman Empire – fakes were sent in their stead
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The Golden Horn was once one of the world’s great boat basins for pleasure...
1 Comment(s) 2/11/2012
KABUL - Reuters
Germany this week returned an ancient pre-Islamic sculpture looted during Afghanistan’s civil war, giving hope to Kabul’s cultural mavens that the rest of its stolen treasures will also make their way home.
MEXICO CITY - Agence France-Presse
Mexican archeologists on Feb. 14 announced the discovery of 23 stone plaques with carved images inside the main temple of what was once the Aztec capital of Tenochtitlan, in downtown Mexico City.
Ongoing restoration of Edirne Palace, the Ottoman Empire’s largest palace after Topkapı, is facing...
1 Comment(s) 1/31/2012
BERLIN - Agence France-Presse
Dozens of mostly Egyptian objects from the 4th to 7th centuries AD which had been missing since the end of World War II have been unearthed and returned to a Berlin museum, officials said Feb. 6.
ISTANBUL- Hürriyet Daily News
Treasure hunters and looters have been plundering a Byzantine cemetery and the İnceğiz...
The Atmeydanı, or Hippodrome, was the only large open space on the whole historic peninsula...
CAIRO - The Associated Press
A professor from American University in Cairo (AUC) says discovery of prostate cancer...