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2,000-year-old Hercules rock relief being vandalized

The 2000-year-old Hercules rock relief in Iznik district of Bursa province in Turkey is being vandalized. The Hercules relief, which is thought to have been [more…]

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180-year-old Ottoman water dam to be restored

The 180-year old water dam located on the site of the cuha factory established during the reign of Ottoman Sultan Abdülmecit will be restored. The [more…]

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2,000-year-old tomb unearthed at the Temple of Apollo Smintheus

A 2 thousand year old tomb was unearthed in the Temple of Apollo Smintheus in Çanakkale. More than 10 skeletons were found inside the tomb. [more…]

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A lion mosaic reflecting the “Dionysus Cult Place” was found in the Ancient City of Prusias ad Hypium

A mosaic depicting the ‘Dionysus Cult Place’ was found in the Ancient City of Prusias ad Hypium, located in the Düzce province of Türkiye’s Marmara [more…]

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Wooden pieces from the Neolithic period were unearthed during Istanbul metro works

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In the area where construction works for the Beşiktaş station of the Istanbul metro are underway, Neolithic wooden artifacts have been discovered. The Neolithic wooden [more…]

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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…]

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A 14,500-year-old offering pit found in the Gedikkaya Cave

In the rescue excavation conducted in Gedikkaya Cave in the İnhisar district of Bilecik, a 14,500-year-old offering pit was discovered. Traces of life were found [more…]

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The drought in Lake Iznik revealed the submerged basilica

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The drought in Turkey led to the water levels of Lake Iznik receding. With the receding water, the basilica considered sacred by Christians resurfaced. The [more…]

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8,000-year-old cave paintings found in Türkiye’s İnkaya Cave

A number of cave paintings dating back some 8,000 years have been found in İnkaya cave in the Marmara province of Balıkesir during a field [more…]

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Archaeologists uncovered the largest Roman griffin weight in Assos

At the ancient city of Assos, founded in the 6th century BC on the coast of the Aegean Sea within the historical region of Troas, [more…]