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The 21th round of excavation works at ancient site of Elaiussa Sebaste located in Turkey's southeastern province of Mersin will start on Sep. 8 and be completed by Sep. 20
LONDON - Reuters
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth led celebrations June 14 to mark 800 years since the sealing of the Magna Carta, one of the world’s most significant historical documents and credited with paving the way for modern freedoms and human rights.
DEMRE – Doğan News Agency
One of the Lycian Union cities, the ancient city of Andriake in Antalya’s Demre district, is now partially open to visits, while construction of a new museum still continues in the city
İZMİR – Anadolu Agency
An 89-year-old carpet, which was gifted to Mustafa Kemal Atatürk during his trip to the western province of Uşak, was lost at the newly restored Atatürk Museum.
With a new project by Ankara University and the Culture Ministry, İzmir’s Urla district, one of the oldest coastal towns in the Aegean, will be home to a Roman-era harbor with reproductions of the same structures, equipment and boats used in antiquity
Excavations at Kaunos have revealed four ancient saltpans, considered the first in Anatolian archaeology
ROME - Agence France-Presse
DENİZLİ – Anadolu Agency
Two skeletons have been discovered in a sarcophagus found in a sand pit near the ancient city of Tripolis in the western province of Denizli’s Buldan district.
ANTALYA – Anadolu Agency
The head of Telesphoros, which symbolized recovery from illness for the ancient Greeks, has been found after 34 years
İZMİR – Doğan News Agency
İzmir’s excavation sites wait six months for approval of a sponsorship contract from the Culture and Tourism Ministry, while İzmir’s officials and residents complain about the wait
MUĞLA – Anadolu Agency
Muğla’s ancient city of Euromos will soon be the site of lodgings and a coordination center that will allow archaeologists to conduct excavations more effectively
ŞANLIURFA – Anadolu Agency
The Mosaic of Orpheus, which was unearthed during illegal excavations in the southeastern province of Şanlıurfa and smuggled abroad more than 60 years ago, is now back on display in its home, 1,821 years after it was created.
ISPARTA – Doğan News Agency
This season’s excavations have started in the ancient city of Pisidia in the southern province of Isparta’s Yalvaç district.
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