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The Mosaic Road, a culture and tourism project aiming to raise awareness to the significance of mosaics in Turkey, was presented in the U.S.
The Roman sarcophagus of Hercules, which was smuggled abroad some 50 years ago, has finally been returned to Turkey from Switzerland.
There are just days for the Roman sarcophagus of Hercules to return to its home in Turkey
Ruins of a church dating back 800 years have been unearthed at the ancient city of Adramytteion in the northwestern Turkish province of Balıkesir’s Burhaniye district.
KAYSERİ – Anadolu Agency
Tablets showing the first trace of writing in Anatolia have been unearthed from a burial mound in the central Anatolian province of Kayseri
ÇANAKKALE – Anadolu Agency
Excavations in one of the most important coastal towns of the Hellenistic era, the ancient city of Parion in the northwestern Turkish province of Çanakkale’s Biga district, have unearthed a 2,000-year-old feeding bottle
BURSA – Anadolu Agency
A 2,000-year-old ancient Roman theater in the northwestern province of Bursa’s İznik district is regaining its unique identity during excavation and reorganization works.
Guided by Evliya Çelebi’s “Seyahatname” (Travel Book), an excavation team in the eastern province of Erzincan’s Kemah district has succeeded to unearth the longest water tunnels and a millennium-old Turkish neighborhood.
A 2,500-year-old mausoleum in the southern province of Antalya has become the victim of vandalism.
ANTALYA – DHA
The Hellenistic-era towers in the ancient city of Perge in Antalya are undergoing a complete restoration process
The Kilia Idol, a 23-centimeter statuette that has been smuggled from Turkey, was sold at an auction in New York. According to a court order, the idol will not be returned to Turkey since the ministry was too late in taking action
The Kilia idol was sold for $14,5 million at an auction in New York.
The ancient city of Zeugma in Gaziantep may see excavations continue for the next 100 years. This year’s works continue in a Roman villa, known as the Muzolar House