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Archaeologists who worked during the construction of the Yenikapı metro station have won a case they opened against the Culture Ministry.
İZMİR - Doğan News Agency
An expropriation process has been continuing in the historic Agora in the center of İzmir since 1997, and archaeologists in the Kadifekale neighborhood have recently extended the site’s excavation field with the support of the local metropolitan municipality.
WASHINGTON - Agence France-Presse
Bones from at least five people, including a baby and an elderly woman, were identified in a massive tomb in Greece dating back to the era of Alexander the Great, the culture ministry said on Jan. 19.
CAIRO - Reuters
The Egyptian Museum in Cairo acknowledged on Saturday that one of its greatest treasures, the mask of King Tutankhamun, had been crudely glued back together after being damaged, but insisted the item could be restored to its former glory.
MUŞ – Anadolu Agency
A trade seal dating back to the Urartian era has been unearthed during archaeological excavations at the Tepeköy mound in the eastern province of Muş’s Varto district.
Boza has been a favorite drink in the Middle East for thousands of years, but it’s the Ottomans who brought it to perfection
CAIRO - The Associated Press
The blue and gold braided beard on the burial mask of famed pharaoh Tutankhamun was hastily glued back on with epoxy, damaging the relic after it was knocked during cleaning, conservators at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo said Jan. 21.
Leading cultural, historical and business figures came together on Jan. 21 at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris for a conference on Göbeklitepe, during which participants reiterated their commitment to improving the Neolithic site.
The Ottomans occasionally sent missions overseas, but it was not until the late 18th century that the empire began posting emissaries overseas on a permanent basis. Until then, diplomatic exchanges were only temporary
ÇANAKKALE - Anadolu Agency
A tomb discovered during excavations at the temple of Apollon Smintheus in Çanakkale provides information about ancient burial methods. The tomb is the first one unearthed since work began in 2004
SİVAS - Doğan News Agency
A large number of historical artifacts, including the head of a 2,000-year-old Hermes statue, have been seized during an operation by the Sivas Police Department Directorate of Anti-smuggling and Organized Crime Branch.
HATAY - Anadolu Agency
The Archaeological Museum in Hatay, half of which is currently open, will have the world’s largest mosaic collection when it is finally completed
Those wandering around the Aegean resort town of Bodrum looking for a cozy private plot of land entrenched in history might just be in luck
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