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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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Anatolian News Eastern Anatolia

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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Anatolian News Eastern Anatolia

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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Anatolian News Eastern Anatolia

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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Anatolian News Eastern Anatolia

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…]