Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
A 250-meter-long road built upon the order of a Greek emperor for his wife in the 1400s has been reopened after a series of restoration works on Imbros Island (Gökçeada in Turkish) in the Aegean province of Çanakkale.
LONDON - Agence France-Presse
London office workers are coming face-to-face with the history hidden beneath their feet, as 3,000 skeletons dating back to the 16th century are dug up to make way for a new railway line.
TOKAT – Anadolu Agency
The ancient city of Sebastapolis will have a chance to come to light after local authorities ordered the transfer of the entire district of Sulusaray, which was built on top of the site
BODRUM - Doğan News Agency
Archaeologists are up in arms after a hiking group spray-painted rocks near ancient rock paintings, prompting an apology from the leader
BODRUM – Doğan News Agency
Tombs from the Hellenistic period unearthed in Bodrum five years ago have returned underground.
BRUSSELS - Anadolu Agency
The discovery of an Islamic inscription on a ring inside a Viking coffin has confirmed ancient tales about contact between Viking-era peoples in Scandinavia and the Islamic world.
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
Dug out of a municipal car park five centuries after his battlefield death, England's Richard III began his final journey March 22 before finally receiving a burial fit for a king this week.
Thanks to passionate art lover and collector Yüksel Erimtan, Ankara now has its first ever archaeology and arts museum formed from a private collection
One of the earliest references to Nevruz is in the 11th century Divanü Lügati’t-Türk, and one of the earliest legends points to its Kurdish origins
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
ADIYAMAN - Anadolu Agency
Work has begun at one of the centers of the Kommagene civilization, the ancient city of Perre, to open the archaeological site to Turkish tourism
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.
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