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The traces of a large cistern have been found during the construction of a hotel on land owned by the Armenian Catholic Mıhitaryan Monastery and School Foundation in Istanbul’s Şişli Halaskargazi neighborhood.
ISTANBUL - Anadolu Agency
The Bathonea excavations that have been continuing in the Küçükçekmece lake basin for five years fill a gap in Istanbul’s chronology by revealing traces from 2,000 B.C.
Sewer system excavations in the northwestern province of Düzce have unearthed an ancient tomb.
ISPARTA – Doğan News Agency
A Roman-era house that has been unearthed in the ancient city of Pisidia in the southern province of Isparta’s Yalvaç district used the floor heating system
ADANA - Anadolu Agency
Archaeological excavations in the ancient city Anavarza in the southern province of Adana’s Kozan district are continuing on a 30-35 meter-wide cobblestone road.
AKSARAY - Anadolu Agency
A historical Ottoman carpet has been restored by a team of 10 in the Central Anatolian province of Aksaray’s Sultanhanı district, considered the world’s largest carpet restoration center.
A new project aims to promote Turkish cultural heritage in Turkey and abroad with a photography exhibition, book and documentary film
TASTE OF THE PAST - The ‘Sahaflar’ (used books) Bazaar has a history that stretches back into the days of New Rome, when the city was renamed Constantinople
GAZİANTEP - The Associated Press
A Turkish-Italian team has completed its fourth season of excavations in Karkamış, which is one of the most important archaeological sites in the world and located right on Turkey’s border with Syria
BURDUR - Anadolu Agency
Two game pieces from the Roman era 1,800 years ago have been found in the ancient city of Kibyra, in the southern Turkish province of Burdur’s Gölhisar district.
The Hagia Sophia, the walls of Constantinople and a few churches are still with us, while much else remains buried under accumulated building of centuries. Yet we have one institution today whose roots extend back even to the time of New Rome: The Greek Orthodox Church
EDİRNE – Anadolu Agency
Home to Mehmet the Conqueror and Süleyman the Magnificent during the glory years of the Ottoman Empire, Edirne Palace is undergoing restoration that is expected to ultimately draw more visitors
LAKE TIBERIAS, Israel - Anadolu Agency
At least $60 million will be needed to refurbish a historic synagogue from the first century A.D., which was discovered on land owned by the Vatican in northwestern Israel during the construction of a hotel.
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