Temple of Apollo to be excavated again
AYDIN - Anadolu Agency
Apollo Temple excavations continue with the support of Halle University. AA photoRestoration and excavation works have begun at the Apollo Temple in the Aegean province of Aydın’s Didim district. The excavations continue with the support of Germany’s Halle University, İzmir University and the German Archeology Institute. The excavations will continue for 4 weeks.
The excavation work that has been conducted in the temple for 106 years by the German Archaeology Institute was canceled this year for the storage and restoration of materials unearthed during this process.
In 2012 work was being carried out under the leadership of Austrian Bond University member Dr. Ulf Weber. Speaking to the press, the German Archaeology Institute Apollo Temple Restorations official Helga Bumke said she had been working on the excavations since 1994 and had found thousands of pieces during the Apollo Temple and Holy Road excavations. She said six people were working in the temple and 12 people were working in the storage unit.