Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Visitors will have the chance to see some cities on the coast of the Adriatic Sea, as well as the 16th-century Mediterranean region through the eyes of Ottoman sailors
One of the most important figures in the archaeology world, Istanbul University’s retired academic Professor Halet Çambel, has died aged 98
TOKAT - Doğan News Agency
Excavations in Tokat’s 6.2-kilometer-wide Niksar Castle, which is Turkey’s second largest, have revealed two secret tunnels of the king’s family
ADANA - Anadolu Agency
The head of excavations at Limantepe said the monetary unit was discovered 5,000 years ago by Sumerians
STOCKHOLM - Agence France-Presse
An international team of paleontologists has for the first time identified dinosaur species that lived in the Arabian peninsula, Swedish scientists said Tuesday.
A dome was a popular method of roofing in places where there was no timber in the Middle East and Southwest Asia. The Romans adopted the dome and the Byzantines used it to cover their monumental buildings
CAIRO - Agence France-Presse
A US team in Egypt has identified the tomb of pharaoh Sobekhotep I, believed to be the founder of the 13th dynasty 3,800 years ago, the antiquities minister said Monday.
NEW DELHI - Agence France-Presse
Two Indian archaeologists are being sent to Kabul to study a "begging bowl" thought to have been used by Buddha in a first step to bringing the artifact back to India, an official said.
ISTANBUL - Anadolu Agency
Excavations for the Marmaray project have revealed plenty of pieces from ancient times. Among them are human skeletons, which have been examined by experts
İZMİR - Anadolu Agency
Dating back to 8,500 years ago, İzmir has had a plethora of cultures impacting its architectural structures, ranging from Greek to Ottoman architecture, but does nothing to preserve its history
CAIRO - The Associated Press
Egypt's minister of antiquities says Japanese archeologists have unearthed the tomb of an ancient beer brewer in the city of Luxor that is more than 3,000 years old.
Having broken its own historical record after world famous writer Dan Brown’s recent book ‘Inferno’ was published, Istanbul’s Basilica Cistern was visited by over 2.2 million people in 2013
The Topkapı Museum’s seraglio (harem) section, which is located inside the museum but visited with a different ticket, drew 1,030,491 people last year. In 2012, this gure was 800,000 people