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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
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
VAN – Anadolu Agency
The Urartian castle of Ayanis in the eastern province of Van is undergoing restorations, during which broken pieces of ancient ornamentations on the walls are being attached back to their places
Pieces depicting the world’s oldest Christmas tree and the ‘tree of life’ have been found in the Domuztepe Mound in Kahramanmaraş, according to excavation officials
The Roman sarcophagus of Hercules, which was ruled to return to Turkey by a Swiss court in 2015, will return to its home in Turkey in September.
Wrong visuals were reported in the Turkish media regarding skulls unearthed in Göbeklitepe, the world’s oldest temple
BURSA – Doğan News Agency
The remains of two tile furnaces have been found in archaeological excavations in İznik, known as a historic center of tile production in the northwestern Turkish province of Bursa
HATAY – Anadolu Agency
Excavations at the Tayinat Mound in the southern Turkish province of Hatay have uncovered an ancient sculpture of a woman, around the same size as the statue of King Suppiluliuma previously discovered at the site.
Ömer Erbil - ISTANBUL
Ruins from the 19th and 20th centuries have been unearthed during the construction of the Beşiktaş subway line, offering new clues on the history of Istanbul
MANİSA - Anadolu Agency
A 2,000 year-old ancient stone road above water canals has been unearthed in the ancient city of Aigai in Manisa
Diyarbakır’s Körtik Hill was home to a settlement that ‘can be found in archaeology once in a thousand years,’ according to academic circles that admire the field, according to officials
Painter Aydın Erkuş is working at the ancient city of Stratonikeia to make drawings of findings and structures unearthed during ongoing excavations
ÇANAKKALE – Anadolu Agency
Archaeologists find human skeletons in a big pit in front of a 7,000-year-old settlement in Çanakkale’s Gökçeada, saying the find was ‘a surprise’
Iran has announced that it will return a 629-year-old bell, which is on display at the Anthropology Museum in the country, to the St Mary Church in the eastern province of Van.