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The ancient city of Ephesus in İzmir has yet to be included in the UNESCO World Heritage List due to the site failing the meet the required standards, with work being accelerated in order to meet these requirements.
Coal was discovered in the Ottoman Empire relatively lately, but administrators soon started extracting it in a move toward industrialization
ISTANBUL - ANKARA
Aksaray’s Sultanhanı caravanserai, which was built eight centuries ago, is one of the most significant tourist attractions in central Anatolia
MUĞLA – Anadolu Agency
The Hasan Şar House that has served as an excavation house and museum depot in the ancient city of Stratonikeia will be restored by the Muğla Municipality and turned into a museum
Mehmet Kuşman learned the Urartian language himself while keeping watch at the Çavuştepe Castle. He still voluntarily keeps watch on the castle and gives information about the castle and the Urartians to visitors.
GAZİANTEP - Anadolu Agency
Archaeological excavations are continuing in the southeastern province of Gaziantep’s ancient city of Karkamış
WASHINGTON - Reuters
Naia, the skeleton of a young girl, is among the oldest known and best preserved in the Americas, according to scientists, who have managed to coax important secrets out of it
VAN - Anadolu Agency
Van’s Yüzüncü Yıl University has made a catalogue for the return of some 200 smuggled Urartian artifacts from foreign museums
ÇORUM - Anadolu Agency
An illegal excavation in the northern Anatolian province of Çorum’s Sungurlu district has unearthed a 1,900-year-old tomb.
DİYARBAKIR – Doğan News Agency
Diyarbakır’s Hilar Inns and the Çayönü Hill are registered as first-degree archaeological sites but they are in danger of becoming no more than a rubbish dump after the departure of the area’s watchmen
A 190-piece collection of Ottoman art pieces and Turkish master artists’ paintings went under the hammer on May 24 in an auction organized by Antik AŞ in its 282nd art and antiques sale.
ŞANLIURFA - Anadolu Agency
Excavations in the world’s oldest temple, Göbeklitepe, which is often described as “the zero point in history,” are to be protected by two large roofs that are being built.
ANKARA - Anadolu Agency
The Museum of Anatolian Civilizations in Ankara has been reopened following a period of restoration.
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