2,000-year-old burial found near ancient city of Laodicea in SW Turkey
The rarity of such artefacts in the prehistoric Near East suggests a profound symbolic meaning for this practice and these objects, and provides new insights into the funerary customs and symbolic importance of the use of human body parts during the…
The cauldron will be exhibited in Van Museum after the restoration. Two of other three pots are exhibited in Germany, while the remaining one is in Museum of Anatolian Civilizations in Turkey’s capital Ankara.
The seeds were initially found in a carbonized form during excavations in the village of Murat in Bingol's Solhan district by a group of archaeologists led by Ziya Kilinc from the Museum Directorate in Elazig province, in neighbouring Bingol.
A structure believed to be around 8,000-years-old was unearthed island of Gokceada (Imbros / Imroz) off the western coast of Turkey. Archaeological Excavations in the Ugurlu-Zeytinlik mound in the northwestern province of Canakkale’s Gokceada…
Exhibition to showcase artifacts mostly smuggled out from Turkey by Heinrich Schliemann in 19th century.
A total of 48 ancient Roman-era oil lamps found in southeast Turkey. Oil lamps found in archaeological excavation area of ancient Zerzevan Castle in present-day Diyarbakir province
Cave paintings dating back to 1,500 years, including one of fictional character Pinocchio similar have been found in western Turkey.
There are two Greek names (Diogenes and Tykhe) on the inscription. It is a tomb inscription dedicated to a child by a Roman and to his deceased mother. Probably this is a memorial tomb.
Archeologists have unearthed an engraved stone seal some 3,000 years old in southeastern Turkey.
Archaeological excavations in ancient city of Assos reveal popularity of fishing in ancient times
Archaeologists says; two monumental gate boosts idea that local kingdom existed in Hacılar Great Mound.
The skeleton was discovered in a residence dating back to the Late Chalcolithic era during ongoing excavations in the Archaeological Site of Arslantepe, located in the eastern Malatya province. Beads on skeleton’s arms, neck indicate child was member…
Touted as a magical, wish stone at the Hattusha great temple area in Turkey's Black Sea province of Corum, the history and origin of this green and bright rock are shrouded in mystery.
Tunceli Museum will have a library, sections on Alevi culture, archaeology and ethnography
4th century BC bathhouse has sections meant for different purposes with facility for cold, warm and hot bath
Apparently belonging to a temple of columns and marble pedestals were found at Drilling excavations in the Amasra district of Bartın. It is estimated that the temple may belong to the temple of Queen Amastris, who gave the district its name.
A replica of an ancient ship designed by a German archaeologist will be anchored in Turkey's Mediterranean coast.
Lion statue of Hellenistic period unveiled in NW Turkey. 1,500 year old stone oven of Byzantine period also unearthed during excavation works
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…
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…
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…
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.
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