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Archaeological excavations around the historic Balıklı Lake in the southeastern province of Şanlıurfa have unearthed floor mosaics dating back to the Kingdom of Osroene, known by the name of its capital city, Edessa (today’s Şanlıurfa).
ÇANAKKALE – Anadolu Agency
Archaeological excavations in the ancient city of Assos, located in the northwestern Turkish province of Çanakkale’s Ayvacık district, have unearthed an inn complex.
HATAY – Anadolu Agency
A Roman-era mosaic that was unearthed at a construction site in the southern province of Hatay in April will soon be promoted in Paris
ÇORUM – Anadolu Agency
A Hittite village project, designed for the 30th anniversary of Hattusha’s inclusion on the UNESCO World Heritage List, will recreate daily life in the Hittite kingdom of 3,500 years ago
ISTANBUL – Doğan News Agency
Excavations that have been conducted on Bathonea on the coasts of Küçükçekmece Lake in Istanbul’s Avcılar district have unearthed nearly 700 small ceramic or glass bottles containing antidepressant pills and heart disease drugs.
More than 40 ancient shipwrecks from the Ottoman and Byzantine periods have been found during a mapping expedition in the depths of the Black Sea where there is no light and no oxygen, the Daily Mail has reported.
ISPARTA – Doğan News Agency
A big church in the ancient city of Pisidia, located in the southern province of Isparta’s Yalvaç district, has been finally unearthed after three years of work.
An interesting memorial ceremony was held on Sept. 7 in the Hungarian city of Szigetvar with the participation of Turkish, Hungarian and Croatian officials, as well as thousands of visitors.
The Istanbul Archaeology Museums, home to artifacts from various periods of history, is celebrating its 125th year.
ADANA – Anadolu Agency
The ancient city of Misis in Adana has been the site of archaeological excavations for the past four years. The castle, ancient theater and historic Roman-era windmills are some of the attractions in the city.
GİRESUN – Anadolu Agency
Long the site of legends including the Amazons and Jason and the Argonauts, Giresun Island on Turkey’s Black Sea coast also had a Byzantine religious past as well, according to recent archaeological findings.
ANTALYA – DHA
A huge shipyard, believed to be the oldest in the world, has been discovered on Dana Island in the southern province of Mersin’s Silifke district.
MUĞLA – Anadolu Agency
A burial chamber dating back to 2,400 years ago was recently unearthed at a construction site in the southwestern province of Muğla’s Milas district.