Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Millions of visitors descend on ‘the land of beautiful horses’ – Cappadocia – every year, but a famous photographer has now revealed how he hastily invented the moniker under pressure from military authorities
TOKAT - Doğan New Agency
A movie is due to be shot at Tokat Castle, Turkey’s second-largest castle in the northern province of Tokat, where it is claimed that Wallachian Prince Vlad III “The Impaler,” also known as Dracula, was held captive in one of the the castle’s dungeons in the early 15th century
Two statue heads buried 10 meters under the ground were brought to light in the ancient city of Laodicea, located in the western Turkish province of Denizli. Here are the photos of the remarkable discovery
MERSİN - Anadolu Agency
New excavation works will start at the ancient city of Elaussia Sebaste in the southern province of Mersin, which houses a necropolis, ancient theater and cistern as well as several aqueducts, on Sept. 8.
The doyen of Turkish archaeology, Professor Halet Çambel, who died on Jan. 12 last year aged 98, was honored by Google with a doodle for her birthday on Aug. 27
An international seminar held recently in Kazakhstan with the participation of leading historians and archaeologists provided information about findings in the Altay Mountains
AYDIN – Anadolu Agency
Excavation works in the Temple of Apollo in the western province of Aydın’s Didim district have unearthed the foundations of a giant structure, thought to have connections with the temple
The “SpongeBob” castle in Istanbul has rekindled debate on Turkey’s failure to protect heritage sites. Click through to see 13 sites across Turkey, destroyed due to erroneous restorations
DENİZLİ – Doğan News Agency
The heads of Greek gods Athena and Janus have been uncovered in Denizli’s ancient city of Laodicea, after being buried by treasure hunters 12 years ago
ANKARA – Anadolu Agency
A bull figure from the Bronze Age, which was purchased half a century ago, has been sent to the Antalya Museum from Vienna.
SAKARYA – Doğan News Agency
The ruins of a Turkish bath, which was constructed in 1555 for Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent, have been unearthed in the Sapanca district of western Sakarya province and taken under protection.
This year’s archaeological excavations in the ancient city of Olba have recently ended. The floor covering of the Olba Monastery is one of the highlights of this season’s work
ÇANAKKALE – Doğan News Agency
The famous Aristotle statue welcoming visitors at the entrance of the ancient Assos site has been removed and sent to İzmir for repair after it was vandalized by unknown individuals
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