Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
A 50-kuruş, watermarked Ottoman banknote, the existence of which has been discussed for more than a century, has been found among banknotes sent by a collector for valuation. The banknote is dated 1876.
A 430,000-year-old case may be the world’s oldest murder mystery, NBC news has reported.
Deniz Çiyan – VAN
In a city that has been home to various civilizations since the 9th century B.C., the historic Armenian churches in Turkey’s eastern province of Van await visitors and hopefully restoration - in order to stop them from being forgotten.
Authorities have issued a permit for a villager in southern Turkey to display a number of centuries-old Roman artifacts that were discovered in her garden
OSMANİYE - Doğan News Agency
Historical artifacts have been damaged during illegal excavations in the ancient city of Kastabala, known as the Ephesus of the southern Çukurova region.
MOSCOW - Agence France-Presse
A group of Russian divers said May 27 they had found Byzantine-era ship wreckage in the Black Sea off Crimea that included a trove of 10th century pottery.
Ömer Erbil – HATAY
The restorer heading the reportedly “botched” restoration of ancient mosaics in the southern province of Hatay has denied the accusations
Work has begun at the world’s largest Turkish-Islam graveyard in Ahlat, considered the ‘Orkhon Inscriptions of Anatolia.’ The gravestones will be cleaned and then excavations will start in the graveyard
GAZİANTEP – Anadolu Agency
As one of the world’s oldest settlements, Gaziantep offers new archaeological richness every year during excavations in various spots of the city
MALATYA – Anadolu Agency
For the first time, the Malatya Museum is displaying jewelry from ancient ages that has been unearthed during archaeological excavations, providing a fascinating look at personal decoration throughout history
SİNOP - Anadolu Agency
The traces of an ancient necropolis have been unearthed during the construction of a culture center in the northern province of Sinop’s Gelincik neighborhood
ŞANLIURFA – Anadolu Agency
Şanlıurfa’s historic church of Germüş, close to one of the world’s oldest temples, Göbeklitepe, will undergo restoration
ANKARA - Anadolu Agency
Roman mosaics at Hatay Archaeology Museum are fine, the Turkish ministry has said
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