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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
The ancient city of Misis in Adana has been the site of archaeological excavations for the past four years. The castle, ancient theater and historic Roman-era windmills are some of the attractions in the city.
ANTALYA – DHA
A huge shipyard, believed to be the oldest in the world, has been discovered on Dana Island in the southern province of Mersin’s Silifke district.
MUĞLA – Anadolu Agency
A burial chamber dating back to 2,400 years ago was recently unearthed at a construction site in the southwestern province of Muğla’s Milas district.
HATAY – Anadolu Agency
A Roman-era mosaic that was unearthed at a construction site in the southern province of Hatay in April will soon be promoted in Paris
İZMİR – Anadolu Agency
Archaeological excavations on the Yassıtepe mound in İzmir’s Bornova district have unearthed 5,000-year-old grape seeds that are believed to be the seeds of the Bornova Misket grape.
ISTANBUL – Doğan News Agency
Excavations that have been conducted on Bathonea on the coasts of Küçükçekmece Lake in Istanbul’s Avcılar district have unearthed nearly 700 small ceramic or glass bottles containing antidepressant pills and heart disease drugs.
Hatay’s skeleton mosaic was unearthed in 2013 during the construction of a teleferic in the İplik Pazarı area. Since then, there have been accurate and inaccurate articles about this mosaic
ISPARTA – Doğan News Agency
A big church in the ancient city of Pisidia, located in the southern province of Isparta’s Yalvaç district, has been finally unearthed after three years of work.
A crossword puzzle with top-to-bottom and left-to-right Greek words has been unearthed on the in the walls of a basilica at the Smyrna agora, located in İzmir’s İkiçeşmelik area.
The Istanbul Archaeology Museums, home to artifacts from various periods of history, is celebrating its 125th year.
DENİZLİ – Doğan News Agency
Two small earthquakes that occurred last week in the southwestern Turkish province of Denizli’s Pamukkale district have caused collapses in the pool of the ancient city of Hierapolis
GİRESUN – Anadolu Agency
Long the site of legends including the Amazons and Jason and the Argonauts, Giresun Island on Turkey’s Black Sea coast also had a Byzantine religious past as well, according to recent archaeological findings.
Bodrum Castle, the symbol of the popular touristic town of Bodrum in Turkey’s western province of Muğla, is one of the 10 new places proposed to the World Heritage Tentative list, aiming to enter UNESCO’s World Heritage list.