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A coffin thought to belong to a Russian general has been unearthed during foundation excavations for a construction project in the eastern province of Ardahan, Doğan News Agency reported on April 26.
ŞANLIURFA – Doğan News Agency
Archaeological surface survey and cleaning works in the ancient site of Kızılkoyun and the outskirts of a historic castle in the southeastern province of Şanlıurfa’s Haleplibahçe district have unearthed 133 inns and five mosaics.
İZMİR – Doğan News Agency
At a presentation in Bornova Municipality, Yeşilova Mound excavations head Zafer Derin says 36,000 people have visited the mound in two years
ARBIL, Iraq - Reuters
Ninos Thabet, an 18-year-old Christian who studied art at Mosul University, is creating miniature replicas of statues jihadists destroyed when they overran the 3,000-year-old Assyrian city of Nimrud
Güray Museum in Nevşehir’s Avanos district is the world’s one and only “underground ceramic museum” located on an area of 1,600 square meters
MUĞLA – Anadolu Agency
Archaeological excavations in Stratonikeia, the world’s largest marble city, have unearthed Byzantine-era tombs. Skeletons of adults and children were also found in the tombs
The Anadolu Hamidiye Bastion, built by the Sultan Abdulhamid II in 1892 to provide security for the Dardanelles, has been given a controversial makeover that has resulted in the desctruction of much the facility’s green area.
KONYA – Doğan News Agency
Two plump woman figurines unearthed in the 9,000-year-old Neolithic settlement of Çatalhöyük represent elderly women, not the Anatolian mother goddess Cybele as was earlier believed, according to an expert
Ömer Erbil - ŞANLIURFA
A documentary prepared jointly by TRT, the Diyarbakır Governor’s Office and the Turkish Development Ministry has claimed that the ancient statues in the world’s oldest-known temple were constructed by the Prophet Abraham’s father, Terah
ŞANLIURFA – Anadolu Agency
Turkey’s largest museum complex in terms of size, the Şanlıurfa Museum Complex has hosted over 300,000 visitors in 1.5 years
İZMİR – Anadolu Agency
Excavations that have been ongoing in İzmir’s ancient city of Metropolis for the past 26 years have unearthed a glass furnace this season
MUĞLA – Doğan News Agency
As part of a new project, the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus in Bodrum, listed as one of the Seven Wonders of the World, will be restituted and the road leading to it will be opened
Istanbul’s historic Yerebatan Cistern has been undergoing a restoration process, which is the most comprehensive one after 500 years. The columns, walking areas, entrance, exit sections and some other parts will be reorganized