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An international seminar held recently in Kazakhstan with the participation of leading historians and archaeologists provided information about findings in the Altay Mountains
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
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
MALATYA – Anadolu Agency
An ancient throne made of adobe has been found during excavations at Aslantepe in Malatya. The finding is very important according to the head of the excavations, Italian Professor Marcella Frangipane
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
ISPARTA – Doğan News Agency
Members of the excavation team working at the ruins of Antioch of Pisidia in the western province of Isparta have staged a sit in at the ancient site to protest the brutal execution of their colleague, Syrian archaeologist Khalid al-Assad, at the hands of ISIL militants.
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
ÇANAKKALE – Anadolu Agency
An “accessible open area” is to be developed at the ancient site of Troy, located within the borders of the Tevfikiye village in Turkey’s northwestern province of Çanakkale.
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