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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.
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.
A distinction was made between what a Muslim could wear and what a non-Muslim could wear. In fact, the Quran and the religious traditions form the basis for this differentiation
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.
TRABZON – Anadolu Agency
Trabzon’s famous Kızlar Monastery has been undergoing a restoration process for nearly a year. The work is almost done and the monastery will soon open to tourism
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
BAMAKO - The Associated Press
Weather and poor storage conditions in Bamako are posing a new threat to thousands of ancient manuscripts that were rescued from the clutches of al-Qaeda in Timbuktu
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.
MADRID - Agence France-Presse
Over 2,200 looted artefacts, many from ancient Egypt, were seized as part of a Europe-wide crackdown that also snared 35 suspected traffickers, Europol announced Jan. 29.
Two sculptures that languished in obscurity for more than a century may be the only surviving bronze works by Michelangelo, researchers announced in Britain on Feb. 2.
Archaeologists who worked during the construction of the Yenikapı metro station have won a case they opened against the Culture Ministry.
Russian neurosurgeons alongside anthropologists and archaeologists have carried out pioneering tests to better understand how incredible operations on skulls were conducted more than 2,000 years ago
İZMİR - Doğan News Agency
An expropriation process has been continuing in the historic Agora in the center of İzmir since 1997, and archaeologists in the Kadifekale neighborhood have recently extended the site’s excavation field with the support of the local metropolitan municipality.
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