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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

Ancient memorial tomb found in Aizanoi ancient city

Ancient memorial tomb found in Aizanoi ancient city

Zerrin Erdinc, deputy head of the excavation team, said; The location and nature of tomb that we call heroon, makes us to believe that it belongs to Azan, the founder of the city.

Troy: Myth and reality exhibition at the British Museum

Troy: Myth and reality exhibition at the British Museum

The myth of the Trojan War and its legacy in art and literature in the BP exhibition Troy: myth and reality from 21 November 2019 – 8 March 2020. Troy is famous ancient city in what is now northwestern Turkey, made famous in Homer's epic poem, the…

Greek archaeologistss concerns for Hagia Sophia of Trabzon

Greek archaeologists's concerns for Hagia Sophia of Trabzon

The association of Greek archaeologists sent a letter to the Greek and Turkish culture ministries and UNESCO. Greek archaeologists have expressed concern over the limited access that visitors have to the Hagia Sophia monument in Trabzon, northeast…

Ancient faeces reveal parasites in 8,000-years-old in Çatalhöyük

Ancient faeces reveal parasites in 8,000-years-old in Çatalhöyük

Çatalhöyük is one of the earliest Eurasian sites to undergo palaeoparasitological analysis to date. The results inform how intestinal parasitic infection changed as humans modified their subsistence strategies from hunting and gathering to settled…

The first farmers of central Anatolia

The first farmers of central Anatolia

Anatolia was home to some of the earliest farming communities. It has been long debated whether a migration of farming groups introduced agriculture to central Anatolia. First Anatolian farmers were local hunter-gatherers that adopted agriculture.