Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
The Bathonea excavations that have been continuing in the Küçükçekmece lake basin for five years fill a gap in Istanbul’s chronology by revealing traces from 2,000 B.C.
A nearly 1,700-year-old ancient port will be moved to a cultural park in the new settlement of Hasankeyf, rather than remaining under water at Ilısu Dam.
ÇANAKKALE - Anadolu Agency
Archaeological excavations in the Hellenistic city of Parion have revealed a 2,000-year-old footprint that is believed to have belonged to a laborer.
US officials have returned an illegally exported Roman-age horse bridle and 10 engraved slabs to Turkish officials, Turkey’s Culture Ministry has said
A favorite pastime in the Ottoman era was watching the performances of Karagöz, the shadow theater.
HATAY - Anadolu Agency
Archaeological excavations in Hatay’s Issos ruins have come to an end this year. Over a 1.5 months of work, the most interesting finding was a Roman road right alongside mosaic floored area
AKSARAY – Anadolu Agency
The Selime Cathedral, high atop the Ihlara Valley, was a space of refuge and defense for Anatolia’s earliest Christians
A restaurant dating back 1,500 years has been discovered in the ancient city of Kibyra in the southern province of Burdur’s Gölhisar district
ISTANBUL – Anadolu Agency
Through analysis of wall paintings, sculptures, and burials, excavators at Çatalhöyük aim to understand more about the ancient site’s social structure and daily life
VAN - Anadolu Agency
This year’s works in the north part of the Van Castle revealed important data on social and cultural life of Urartian people. A trade mandate is among the interesting findings in the excavation
ÇORUM - Anadolu Agency
A tablet found on a rock during excavations in Hattusa, the capital of the Hittite civilization in the central Anatolian province of Çorum, will be deciphered with a 3D scanning system
Archaeologists have unearthed part of the 3,700-year-old city wall of Hattuşa, capital city of the ancient Hittites, in the northern province of Çorum.
As the nights grew longer and cooler, the people of Ottoman Istanbul prepared to face unpredictable winters
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