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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.
Life on Giresun Island, a significant religious center in the Byzantine era, is being revealed with new findings obtained during the first weeks of archaeological excavations there
MERSİN - Doğan News Agency
Centuries old Roman-era tombs that have been unearthed in the southern province of Mersin’s Mezitli district are falling into ruins as a result of human factors and natural conditions.
NABEUL, TUNISIA - AFP
Vast underwater Roman ruins have been discovered off northeast Tunisia, apparently confirming a theory that the city of Neapolis was partly submerged by a tsunami in the 4th century AD.
The latest findings at the ancient city of Aspendos, one of the most visited historic sites in Antalya, show that it was an important commercial place with shops and storage facilities
DENİZLİ – Anadolu Agency
An approximately 2,000 year-old stone pit has been discovered in the ancient city of Tabea in the western city of Denizli’s Kale district.
TOKAT - Anadolu Agency
Water coming out of a hidden tunnel has caused difficulty in the progress of the restoration work on Tokat Castle, also known as the “dungeon of Dracula.”
Prehistoric animal fossils unearthed in Kırşehir’s Kurutlu village draw the attention of academics, who come from around the world to Kırşehir to study the fossils
The fortification wall is collapsing because Germans were not given permission for excavations at Boğazkale, Çorum, the first imperial capital in Anatolia
Four mosaics uncovered in Adana’s Yumurtalık district are on display in the museum in the city center. Locals want the mosaics to be displayed in their original place
DİYARBAKIR – Anadolu Agency
Following the discovery of an underground temple, a closed secret passage and a subterranean sanctuary in the Zerzevan Castle in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır’s Çınar district, four other ancient locations from the Roman era were unearthed this year in Çınar.
Speaking at the site of the planned Beşiktaş metro station, Istanbul Mayor Kadir Topbaş said they hope archaeological works will be completed by the end of the year in order to start the subway construction
Israeli archaeologists on Aug. 23 unveiled a 1,500-year-old portion of mosaic floor bearing the names of Byzantine Emperor Justinian and a senior Orthodox priest.