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Urartian water cistern revealed at the site of illegal excavation

June 21, 2024

June 21, 2024

The site of illegal excavation in the eastern Turkish province of Tunceli turned out to be an Urartian water cistern....

A 2000-year-old Urartian object was unearthed in the excavations of Divriği castle, which started with the information in Evliya Çelebi’s Seyahatname

January 3, 2024

January 3, 2024

Excavations at Divriği Castle in the Divriği district of Sivas province, located in northeastern Turkey, unearthed many finds, especially a...

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

October 25, 2023

October 25, 2023

In the ongoing rescue excavations at Körzüt Castle located in the Muradiye district of Van, a 2800-year-old Urartian temple was...

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

September 27, 2023

September 27, 2023

A horse skeleton with a bronze curb bit (a metal piece inserted into its mouth to guide the mount) was...

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

September 2, 2023

September 2, 2023

Archaeologists unearthed well-preserved 2,700-year-old pithoi in an area known as ‘Garibin Tepe,’ which was discovered during illegal excavations in the...

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

August 5, 2023

August 5, 2023

During the excavation works carried out at Çavuştepe Castle, which was built by King Sarduri II of Urartu in 750...

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

July 30, 2023

July 30, 2023

Urartian King Argishti’s bronze shield revealed the name of an unknown country. The bronze shield, which was purchased by the...