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During the excavations at Zernaki Hill, mud brick fragments containing the map of the ancient city were found

In the gridded layout remnants of an ancient city covering approximately 270 hectares in Erciş district of Van, mudbrick pieces were discovered with sketches depicting [more…]

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The 2800-year-old Hittite goddess figurine found in the Valley of Levent

A Hittite goddess figurine from the eighth century can be found in the Levent Valley, which was created by a geological formation that dates back [more…]

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A 2800-year-old Urartian temple and two cuneiform inscriptions were found in Van

In the ongoing rescue excavations at Körzüt Castle located in the Muradiye district of Van, a 2800-year-old Urartian temple was discovered. Along with the temple, [more…]

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Traces of the 5000-year-old Karaz culture have been found in Bitlis

Traces of the 5000-year-old Karaz Culture were discovered during the excavations carried out in the İç Kale in Ahlat district of Bitlis. The Karaz Culture [more…]

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Archaeologists have discovered a horse skeleton with a bronze curb bit in its jaw at the Çavuştepe excavations

A horse skeleton with a bronze curb bit (a metal piece inserted into its mouth to guide the mount) was found in the Çavuştepe castle [more…]

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2,700-year-old pithoi belonging to the Urartians were found in Garibin Tepe, which was unearthed as a result of illegal excavations

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Archaeologists unearthed well-preserved 2,700-year-old pithoi in an area known as ‘Garibin Tepe,’ which was discovered during illegal excavations in the central Tuşba district of Van [more…]

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A skeleton of an Urartian man with partially preserved brain tissue was found in Ayanis Castle

During the excavations of the Urartian period Ayanis Castle located on the shores of Lake Van in the Eastern Anatolia region of Turkey, a skeleton [more…]

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Urartians used terracing method to protect against the destructive force of earthquakes

During the excavation works carried out at Çavuştepe Castle, which was built by King Sarduri II of Urartu in 750 BC, along with the necropolis [more…]

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Urartian King Argishti’s bronze shield revealed the name of an unknown country

Urartian King Argishti’s bronze shield revealed the name of an unknown country. The bronze shield, which was purchased by the Rezan Has Museum, is believed [more…]