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Tombs found in a necropolis in Van’s Çavuştepe Castle reveal information about the burial customs of the Urartians. Excavations found the skeletons of a man, woman and a horse
LISBON - Anatolia News Agency
Turkey won two prizes in the European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage...
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JERUSALEM - Agence France-Presse
Archaeologists have uncovered a tiny clay seal inscribed with the word "Bethlehem" in what is believed to be the earliest evidence for the existence of the ancient biblical city.
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ISTANBUL - Hürriyet Daily News
In all fairness, the situation in which foreign prisoners found themselves in Ottoman Istanbul was little different from that which pertained in European countries about the same time
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VAN - Anatolia News Agency
Restoration on the walls of Van Castle in East Anatolia has begun following a new initiative from the Culture and Tourism Ministry.
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ISTANBUL- Hürriyet Daily News
Of all Turkish museums and ancient sites, Istanbul’s Topkapı Palace received the highest number...
Why Hüseyin Ağa would build a mosque near today’s Taksim Square in Istanbul remains something of a mystery.
ANTALYA - Anatolia News Agency
Thousands of gold and silver coins from the Ottoman period are being melted for use in the souvenir sector because there is a ban on the sale and collection of coins from the era.
The assembly building of the Lycian league, regarded as the world’s first democratic union, will soon be opened to visitors following a ceremony.
A team of German archaeologists, conducting excavations for nearly 25 years in the ancient city of Troy in Turkey’s northwest, are set to turn over their positions to U.S. archaeologists, daily Hürriyet reported.
ISTANBUL - Anatolia News Agency
Beyazıt Tower, which was used as a fire-watch tower in the Ottoman Empire, has been restored and may possibly become a museum in the future.
Five hundred years ago on May 26, 1512, Sultan Bayezid II passed away. While he was not the best of sultans, he served as a consolidator to the legacy left by his father, Fatih Sultan Mehmed
Referred to as the Ağa Mosque by locals, Istanbul’s Hüseyin Ağa Mosque’s side walls and dome were damaged during the construction of the Demirören Shopping Mall.
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