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Byzantine-era mosaic found in Mardin by illegal excavation

Byzantine-era mosaic found in Mardin by illegal excavation

Gendarmerie teams received a report of illegal digging by treasure hunters Derik district of Mardin province of Turkey. The treasure hunters had escaped. Gendarmes encountered with a 1500-year-old mosaic with various figures on it. The Byzantine…

An ultimate key to Bronze Age tin provenance?

An ultimate key to Bronze Age tin provenance?

The enigma of Bronze Age tin: Using methods of the natural sciences, they examined the tin from the second millennium BCE found at archaeological sites in Israel, Turkey, and Greece. These findings are of great importance for the archaeological…

Is this study checkmate for the Anatolian hypothesis?

Is this study checkmate for the Anatolian hypothesis?

Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Broad Institute researcher David Reich commented on the oldest ancient DNA Study made about the prehistory of South and Central Asia and arguesed: We can rule out a large-scale spread of farmers with Anatolian…

Man in golden dress is on display in Ankara museum

Man in golden dress is on display in Ankara museum

The armor dubbed 'Golden Man' was unearthed 50 years ago in Kazakhstan. The costume is made of thousands of separate gold pieces decorated with motifs and is viewed as one of the country's national symbols.

Archaeologist says: The mining history begins with Cayonu

Archaeologist says: The mining history begins with Cayonu

Cayonu Hill is a neolithic settlement in the northern Ergani district, where residents transformed their lives from nomadic to settled.. Pieces of copper beads, jewelry first discovered in Cayonu Hill in Diyarbakir, says archeology expert

When did the Vikings come to Ireland?

When did the Vikings come to Ireland?

Viking migrations occurred following a 300-year period of population decrease in Ireland. This new, data-driven synthesis of the archaeological record contrasts with previous accounts of early medieval Ireland as a period of ever-growing expansion…