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A 50-kuruş, watermarked Ottoman banknote, the existence of which has been discussed for more than a century, has been found among banknotes sent by a collector for valuation. The banknote is dated 1876.
WASHINGTON - Agence France-Presse
As Iraq struggles to protect its ancient sites and heritage from the ISIL, the United States returned some 60 historical items to the country
DENİZLİ - Anadolu Agency
Archeological studies in the western province of Denizli’s Honaz district have unearthed tools from the Paleolithic age.
Thanks to passionate art lover and collector Yüksel Erimtan, Ankara now has its first ever archaeology and arts museum formed from a private collection
A massive underground city, which is possibly the world’s largest, is now being cleaned. When the work is done, the underground city in central Anatolia will turn into a multi-purpose space with hotels and other facilities
Debate continues about the permissibility of representing the human form in Islam, particularly in the wake of ISIL’s iconoclastic attacks on ancient structure in Iraq. In Islamic history, however, an accommodation allowing depictions of humans was generally made
Turkish officials have refused to give permission to Professor Ahmet Yaraş, the former of head of the Allianoi excavations, to conduct a dig at an archaeological site of Güre in Balıkesir’s Edremit district
ROME - Agence France-Presse
An Italian man was caught trying to send a giant prehistoric egg worth more than 90,000 euros ($97,000) to the United States, Italian customs officials said March 19.
CAIRO - Agence France-Presse
American archaeologists have unearthed a pharaonic tomb from the 18th dynasty in Egypt’s famed temple city of Luxor, officials said on March 10
KOSOVO – Doğan News Agency
Some parts of Prizren Castle, one of the most important historical sites in the Balkans, have collapsed despite the recent donation of funds to restore the structure.
LONDON - Agence France-Presse
Archaeologists in London have begun digging up some 3,000 skeletons including those of victims of the Great Plague from a burial ground that will become a new train station, the company in charge said.
ISTANBUL – Anadolu Agency
A new exhibition in Istanbul, ‘From the Depths to the Trenches: Gallipoli 1915,’ focuses on the memories of the Gallipoli Campaign on its 100th anniversary
MUĞLA – Doğan News Agency
Excavations carried out over the last six months in the western province of Muğla’s Bodrum district unearthed rock tombs from various eras, a historic figurine on a rock and artifacts from the early Bronze Age
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