Archaeologists excavating a monastery complex on the Giresun Island on the Black Sea, known for being a significant religious centre in the Byzantine era, revealed facts of daily life and traditions of the site.
Archaeologists have discovered possibly one of the oldest paint workshops of the world at the ancient settlement mound of Kanlıtaş, Eskişehir province, Turkey.
A 2500-mausoleum from the Lycian era located near Gölova, Antalya province, Southern Turkey, has been vandalised with graffiti.
Archaeologists excavating the remains of the ancient city of Aspendos, Antalya, Turkey, have discovered what is believed to be shops and warehouses that date back 2000 years.
Archaeologists unearthed a 1500-year-old floor mosaic in the walled Old City of Jerusalem, Israel. The mosaic bears the names of Byzantine Emperor Justinian and a senior Orthodox priest named Constantine.
Excavations in the area of the Northwest Quarter of the ancient city of Jerash, Jordan, have unearthed a workshop used for mosaic construction. The building is believed to have collapsed during an earthquake in 749, turning the workshop into a time capsule.
During excavation in the ancient city of Assos, Behramhale, Northeastern Turkey, a 1800-year-old writing tool has been unearthed. The tool, known as a stylus, is made of bronze and was used to write on wax tablets.
A 3000-year-old statue of a female was discovered at the site of Kunulua, also known as Tayinat, in South-East Turkey. The site was the capital of the Iron Age Neo-Hittite Kingdom of Patina. The statue is believed to be an image of one of the Hittite goddesses.
Archaeologist unearthed numerous artefacts at the site of the Neolithic mound of Ekşi Höyük, Denizli, West Turkey, that seems to date back 8600 years.
Police officers have seized a velvet wall carpet in Adana, East Turkey. The object is believed to be 1000 years old.
Human remains dating back to between 1200-800 BC have been unearthed by construction workers at the site of a new metro project connecting Istanbul’s Kabataş-Beşiktaş-Mecidiyeköy-Mahmutbey districts.
A 2500-year-old sarcophagus was uncovered and opened during excavations at the ancient Greek city of Antandrus, located in Turkey’s Balıkesir province.
Archaeologists unearthed a fourth rare ritual bath at the ancient city of Magdala, Israel, along with a unique carved stone point, which suggests the site may have been the seat of one of the priestly families that fled Jerusalem to the Galilee after the fall of the Second Temple at the hands of the Romans in 70AD.
Archaeologists discovered remains of numerous granaries dating back 3500 years back to the Bronze Age, at the Kaymakçı settlement near Gölmarmara, Manisa province, Turkey.
Archaeologists discovered a Roman floor mosaic, an ancient inscription dating back to the early Byzantine period, and ruins of a Byzantine chapel in the Elbeyli district of Kilis, South-eastern Turkey.
Archaeologists uncovered 33 tombs at a necropolis dating back 2000 years during excavations prior to road construction in Turkey’s Uşak province.
Archaeologists unearthed samples of terracotta artefacts and mosaic pieces with embossed letters “ANT” during excavations of the ancient city of Antiochia ad Cragum, Southern Turkey.
Excavations unearthed an impressive mosaic at the ancient Greek city of Perge, Turkey. The mosaic depicts the sacrifice of Iphigenia, the daughter of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra during the Trojan War.
Researchers unearthed remains of a 1600-years-old winepress in the Ramat Negev region of Israel. The press was connected with a building dated to the 4th century AD.
Researchers working at Boncuklu Tarla (Zeviya Maherk) site, South-East Turkey, revealed information about the burial traditions of people living there during the Pre-Pottery Neolithic period around 10000-7000 BC.