Archaeologists announced deciphering the text of a copy of a 3,200-year-old stone inscription from the archive of James Mellaart, telling about the rise of a powerful kingdom called Mira, which launched a military campaign led by a prince named Muksus from Wilusa (ancient name for Troy).
A 2000-year-old olive oil mill has been unearthed by archaeologists in the ancient city of Tripolis on the Meander, near modern-day Yenicekent, South-West Turkey.
Archaeologists discovered toys inside tombs of children at a Hellenistic Period necropolis of the ancient seaport city of Parion, North-West Turkey.
Archaeologists discovered traces of an ancient Jewish settlement at the site of the abandoned military training base at Beit El in Samaria, East Israel. The site dates back to Iron Age, and was occupied in the Persian, Hellenistic and Hasmonean periods until the Roman Era.
A navigation tool, called an astrolabe, discovered in a shipwreck off the coast of Oman is believed to be the oldest known example of its type.
Archaeologists unearthed a peculiar pottery vessel filled with bones of toads within a 4000-years-old Canaanite burial just outside Jerusalem’s Biblical Zoo, Israel.
Underwater archaeologists have managed to identify 18 shipwrecks on a coastline of 100 kilometres at Turkey’s southern province of Mersin. The shipwrecks area said to date back to between 1000 and 2700 years.
Archaeologists discovered new 4000-year-old clay tablets written in cuneiform script at the site of the ancient city of Kanesh at present-day Kültepe, Kayseri province, Turkey.
Archaeologists discovered burials at an Urartian necropolis at the Çavuştepe Castle, Van Province, East Turkey, which provide new details about Urartian burial customs.
Archaeologists uncovered three statues believed to depict 3-rd-century civil servants during excavations of the ancient city of Side, Antalya Province, Turkey.
Archaeologists conducting excavations at the ancient city of Parion, Çanakkale Province, Turkey, uncovered a chamber tomb containing skeletons of 24 individuals.
Researchers have uncovered remains of a 800-year-old church located within the ancient city of Adramytteion, Balıkesir province, Turkey.
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.