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Works of Urartian jewelry, representing a significant portion of the Kadir Has University’s Rezan Has Museum Collection, have gone on display for the first time. The show is considered one of the most comprehensive in the world
ISTANBUL - Anadolu Agency
The real location of the paşa’s grave was kept secret, art historian said
ÇANAKKALE - Doğan News Agency
A two-millennium-old temple in Çanakkale’s Ayvacık district has been under restoration for 35 years and the new plan is to open it to visitors. But the restorations will continue for the next century, according to officials
VAN - Anadolu Agency
The stelas and stone circles in the necropolis area of the Urartian Kingdom in Van is called the ‘Stonehenge of Anatolia’ because of its similarity to the structure in Britain.
TASTE OF THE PAST - Slavery in Islam was a tradition upheld by the Prophet Muhammad and thus carried over into the Ottoman Empire, however, in the times of the Ottoman, slaves were able to gain high status and prestigious positions
ISTANBUL - Doğan News Agency
A Philadelphia archaeology museum said its researchers have discovered an extremely rare 6,500-year-old human skeleton in its own basement, where it had been in storage for 85 years
'In Göbeklitepe, there was a mulberry tree and a naked woman… Is she the first woman in history? Is the black hole of belief under that tree?'
WASHINGTON - Anadolu Agency
Smuggled historical artifacts from Lydia, including grave stones and sacrifice stelas, were returned to Turkey at a ceremony in Washington
İZMİR - Anadolu Agency
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.
After 20 years, the Temple of Artemis in Ephesus will be excavated again, with works set to focus on four different areas of the ancient city
Constructed by the Urartian King Menua in Van’s Gürpınar district to carry water to the city center, the Şamran channel is one of the most important surviving pieces of architecture by the Urartian’s.
SAMSUN – Anadolu Agency
Fossils accidentally discovered in an old mine in the northern province of Samsun’s Ladik district have been determined to be a mammoth that lived 2 million-years-ago.
BODRUM - Doğan News Agency
A group of researchers from İzmir’s Dokuz Eylül University have discovered eight new sunken ships
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