Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
A 5,000-year-old ancient city on the shores of Lake Van is in danger of vanishing because it has not been taken under protection.
A sculpture of Wallachian Prince Vlad III the Impaler will be made and placed in a dungeon at the castle where he was claimed to have been kept in captivity in Tokat
ADANA - Anadolu Agency
Archaeological excavations are continuing in the ancient city of Anavarza. The Roman-era ancient city, located close to the Dilekkaya village in the southern province of Adana, is currently hosting a team of 50 people under the scientific consultancy of Çukurova University academic Fatih Gülşen
NEVŞEHİR – Doğan News Agency
The world’s first and only underground ceramic museum was opened last year in Turkey’s Cappadocia region by a family engaged in the ceramic business for five generations
The Heritage 2015 “Restoration, Archeology and Museum Technologies” fair and conferences opened yesterday at the Lütfi Kırdar Congress and Exhibition Hall. Being organized for the first time in Turkey, the fair’s theme is “New Perspectives, New Technologies, New Applications.”
YOZGAT – Anadolu Agency
Mosaics from the late Roman era have been unearthed by an illegal excavation carried out in a wheat field in the central Anatolian province of Yozgat’s Sorgun district.
ADANA – Doğan News Agency
Located at the New Adana Museum, which will be Turkey’s largest museum complex on an area of roughly seven hectares when complete, the Archaeology Museum will be open in the coming days, according to a written statement from the Adana Governor’s Office.
In a book recently published, through sketches and drawings, one catches a glimpse into the mind of a young Fatih Sultan Mehmed as a schoolboy with big dreams
JERUSALEM - Reuters
A new exhibition of ancient clay tablets discovered in modern-day Iraq is shedding light for the first time on the daily life of Jews exiled to Babylon some 2,500 years ago.
ISTANBUL – Anadolu Agency
The Directorate General of Foundations has taken one minaret of an Istanbul icon, the historical Sultanahmet Mosque with six minarets, under restoration on that grounds that the minaret had shifted.
The Ottoman-era bridge of Plaka, the widest stone bridge in the Balkans, has collapsed due to floods in Greece. Restoration of the bridge was on the agenda in 2007, but work was not begun
TOKAT - Doğan News Agency
Works have been initiated to start archaeological excavations in the northern province of Tokat’s Horoztepe mound, which has turned into a tobacco farm despite being declared a first-degree archaeological area
LONDON - Agence France-Presse
The four surviving original Magna Carta copies go on display together for the first time from Monday as Britain kicks off 800th anniversary celebrations for a contract with global significance.
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