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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
The latest findings at the ancient city of Aspendos, one of the most visited historic sites in Antalya, show that it was an important commercial place with shops and storage facilities
MALATYA – Anadolu Agency
The relief of Hittite King Maradas, unearthed in Aslantepe Mound in the eastern province of Malatya in 1891, is on display at the Louvre Museum in Paris. State officials in Malatya have initiated works for the return of the artifact
TOKAT - Anadolu Agency
Water coming out of a hidden tunnel has caused difficulty in the progress of the restoration work on Tokat Castle, also known as the “dungeon of Dracula.”
ŞANLIURFA – Anadolu Agency
Hundreds of bottles that are believed to have been used for perfume in the ancient ages have been unearthed in Şanlıurfa’s ancient city of Harran
The fortification wall is collapsing because Germans were not given permission for excavations at Boğazkale, Çorum, the first imperial capital in Anatolia
A velvet wall carpet, which depicts the 12 apostles of Christianity and is estimated to date back to 1,000 years, has been seized in the southern province of Adana after three men attempted to sell it for 3 million Turkish Liras.
DİYARBAKIR – Anadolu Agency
Following the discovery of an underground temple, a closed secret passage and a subterranean sanctuary in the Zerzevan Castle in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır’s Çınar district, four other ancient locations from the Roman era were unearthed this year in Çınar.
DENİZLİ – Anadolu Agency
This year’s excavations in the ancient city of Laodicea focus on the revival of its stadium, the venue for all sports competitions and gladiator fights in ancient times
Israeli archaeologists on Aug. 23 unveiled a 1,500-year-old portion of mosaic floor bearing the names of Byzantine Emperor Justinian and a senior Orthodox priest.
A dam and a mound have been unearthed in the central Anatolian province of Çorum. The Örükaya Dam and Mound, estimated to date back 2,200 years ago, will be restored to serve tourism
ANTALYA – Doğan News Agency
After waiting for 12 years, five columns of the Temple of Apollo were restored and irons that came to the surface were covered with concrete
MUĞLA – Anadolu Agency
The locals of Bozüyük, who earned additional income acting in films and TV series, are now looking forward to be in front of the camera again