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As excavations continue, Antalya’s ancient city of Perge offers new sculptures. Thirteen sculptures have been unearthed in the ancient city over the last three years
DİYARBAKIR – Anadolu Agency
The 39th committee session of UNESCO started June 28 in Bonn. Diyarbakır’s Hevsel Gardens and historic city walls are among the sites bidding for World Heritage status
NEVŞEHİR – Anadolu Agency
The fossils of various animals that have been found in the Cappadocia region have paved the way for the establishment of a geo-park for display. A project has been initiated to build the geo-park and display the fossils in an open-air museum
MUĞLA – Doğan News Agency
A Roman-era athlete and a hand holding a ball have been found during the foundation excavation of a construction in the western province of Muğla’s Milas district
NEVŞEHİR – Doğan News Agency
A UNESCO representative has examined the central Anatolian province of Nevşehir, which is home to the world’s largest underground city. Cappadocia, the region in which the province is located, is already on the UNESCO world heritage list.
TOKAT – Doğan News Agency
The first 30 meters of a hidden tunnel, near what was described by a Turkish expert as 'Dracula's dungeon,' has been opened in northern Turkey after it was discovered during restoration work on Tokat Castle
İZMİR – Anadolu Agency
The Ephesus Museum in İzmir’s Selçuk district was reopened last month after a three-year renovation process, with a five-fold increase in the number of artifacts on display for visitors
ISTANBUL – Anadolu Agency
Unknown tidbits of information about the Ottoman sultans’ diet and preferred scents have been revealed by a royal descendent and an academic through meticulous archival research
ANTALYA – Anadolu Agency
An ancient businessman and benefactor from Antalya named Opramoas has become a "honorary member" of the Antalya industrialists and Businessmen Association
Archaeological excavations carried out for the restoration of Kuruçeşme facilities in Istanbul has unearthed many historical artifacts from the late Ottoman era.
A new step has been taken in İzmir’s Urla district to boost Turkey’s position in underwater archaeology and to conduct studies on underwater cultural richness, with the opening of the Ankara University Mustafa Vehbi Koç Marine Archaeology Research Center on June 17.
The Çatalhöyük Archaeology Workshop, organized in the Neolithic age settlement of Çatalhöyük, will take place between June 27 and July 30 this year.
The ancient city of Ephesus near Selçuk in the Aegean province of İzmir has begun counting down the days until its inclusion on the UNESCO World Heritage List, with the voting taking place on July 5. Selçuk Mayor Zeynel Bakıcı said they were expecting good news after the vote
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