archeology

1,800-year-old rock tombs found in Turkish ancient city

A total of 400 rock-cut tombs that are approximately 1,800 years old and decorated with various motifs were found in the ancient city of Blaundus, located in the Ulubey district of the western Anatolian city of Uşak. Excavations …

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 3500-year-old ceramic oven found in Turkey

A cceramic oven dating back 3500 years was unearthed in Tepecik Mound in western Aydın province’s Çine district. Excavations at Tepecik Mound, which is located among olive trees and cornfields on the Çine Plain, have …

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Russian archaeologists found 4,000-old city in Iraq

A group of Russian archaeologists discovered June 24 an ancient settlement about 4,000 years old in Dhi Qar governorate in southern Iraq. The discovery was made in the area of Tell al-Duhaila, which is home to more than 1,200 archaeological sites, including the Great Ziggurat of Ur site from the Sumerian era, and the royal tomb

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Some 8,500-year-old human skeletons found in Turkey

Nearly 8,500-year-old human skeletons and a three-hole musical instrument were found during an excavation carried out in an apartment yard in Turkey's northwestern province of Bilecik’s Bahçelievler neighborhood. …

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Two- thousand-year-old road found near Anapa

During the archaeological research carried out as part of the construction and repair of the A-290 Novorossiysk-Kerch road, scientists have found an ancient two-thousand-year-old road, the administration of the Krasnodar Territory informed. …

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British Museum says 1,311 treasures found last year

A well-preserved medieval brooch featuring what could be dragon and dog decorations is among a record number of objects discovered last year by the metal detectorists. The British Museum announced that 1,311 finds which are defined …

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Trove of 200-year-old coins found in Krakow

Builders have stumbled upon a treasure trove of 200-year-old coins worth nearly half a million pounds. The 10,000 coins were discovered during renovation work in Krakow, Poland. Made of copper and minted in the time of the 18th …

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Mysterious whole-stone sarcophagus found in Crimea

An empty sarcophagus of unknown origin carved from the solid stone was found by the expedition of the State Hermitage at the excavations of the ancient city of Mirmekiy in Kerch, the head of the expedition, Alexander Butyagin reported today. …

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Georgia ready to preserve Mutso for Europa Nostra’s money

The National Agency for the Protection of Cultural Heritage of Georgia submitted to the pan-European Federation for the Protection of Cultural Heritage Europa Nostra a grant project for the conservation of the medieval fortress-village of Mutso …

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 Ancient viking sword found in Turkey’s Antalya

A Viking sword estimated to date back to the 9th or 10th century was found in the ancient city of Patara in Turkey's southern Antalya province. The sword was discovered during excavation work being carried in Patara, which was at …

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