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World

Ancient skeletons discovered in a freshly excavated Roman necropolis in Italy, buried with gold jewelry and costly leather shoes

Archaeologists working on a two-year excavation effort at the site of a proposed solar energy plant in Tarquinia, north of Rome, discovered an old Roman [more…]

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World

Handprints with Missing Fingertips in Prehistoric Cave Art Point to Ritual Amputation

A recent interpretation of Paleolithic cave art suggests that prehistoric people severed their fingers as part of religious ceremonies, according to researchers who studied prehistoric [more…]

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Anatolian News Black Sea

1400-year-old coins found in a piggy bank discovered during Hadrianopolis excavations

Ten 1400-year-old coins were found in a jug discovered during the ongoing excavations in the ancient city of Hadrianopolis, also known as the Zeugma of [more…]

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Central Anatolia

Archaeologists found an 8500-year-old trepanned skull at Çatalhöyük

A skull found in the 9,000-year-old Neolithic settlement of Çatalhöyük in Konya showed traces of trepanation (skull drilling). Çatalhöyük is a mound near Küçükköy in [more…]

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Aegean Anatolian News

The vomitorium of the Smyrna Theater is being uncovered

In the ancient city of Smyrna, located in the center of Izmir province in Turkey, one of the two vomitoriums of a theater estimated to [more…]

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Anatolian News Black Sea

The 2600-Year-Old Altar Unearthed at Oluz Mound Will Shed Light on the History of Ancient Near Eastern Religion

The 2600-year-old Median period altar discovered in Oluz Höyük, which has a history of 6000 years, will shed light on the religious history and religious [more…]

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Aegean Anatolian News

Demeter figurines were found in the ancient city of Aigai, the land of goats

During the excavation works at Aigai Ancient City, which derives its name from the Greek word ‘αίγα’ meaning goat, two statuettes depicting Demeter, known in [more…]

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Anatolian News Marmara and Thrace

1,600-year-old woman’s sandal and comb found in the wreckage of the Theodosius Harbor

The 1,600-year-old sandal and comb unearthed during excavations at Theodosius Harbor (Portus Theodosiacus), the second largest port built on the shores of the Marmara Sea, [more…]