Divers discovered six artillery hells, believed to be the oldest of their kind, within the wreckage of the Ottoman Navy frigate “Ertuğrul”, that sunk in 1890 near Kushimoto, in the Wakayama Prefecture, southern Japan.
Archaeologists uncovered parts of a statue depicting gods in the ancient Greek city of Anazarbus, Adana Province, South Turkey. The statue shows the goddess Hygeia and god Eros.
Among the artefacts discovered by archaeologists at the Yeşilova Mound, İzmir province, West Turkey, was a bear statue said to date back around 8600 years.
Construction workers in Gümüşhane, North Turkey, uncovered a lid of a sarcophagus covered with Greek writing. The artefact is said to date back to the Byzantine times.
Archaeologists discovered toys inside tombs of children at a Hellenistic Period necropolis of the ancient seaport city of Parion, North-West Turkey.
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 have discovered possibly one of the oldest paint workshops of the world at the ancient settlement mound of Kanlıtaş, Eskişehir province, Turkey.
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 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.
Archaeologists unearthed a 2700-year-old well in ancient Greek city of Parion, Çanakkale province of Turkey. The water from the well was believed to possess healing properties and to be the source of beauty in the region.
Archaeologists discovered a partially preserved board of an ancient Roman game called Ludus duodecim scriptorum or XII scripta during excavations at city of Tripolis, Denizli province, Turkey.
Construction workers unearthed an ancient sarcophagus during road works in the Tuzla district of Istanbul, Turkey.
Three people, including a foreign national were arrested by Turkish Police in Istanbul for allegedly selling 121 historical artefacts.
Examination of a relief accidentally found in the Nevruz Forest, Elazığ, in Turkey’s Eastern Anatolia, is said to set back the region’s history back a full 1,000 years more than originally believed. The find is believed to date back 4000 years.
A rounded block of marble, used as a table in a hospital in Turgutlu, West Turkey, was identified a part of a historical column from the Roman era.
Archaeologists working at a construction site at İsmet Paşa district of Muğla province, western Turkey, discovered an ancient jar containing burnt human remains. It is believed to date to the Hellenistic period.
Excavations at Stratonikeia in Turkey’s Muğla province revealed 65 tombs containing remains of inhabitants of the city from Roman times.
Four treasure hunters and over 350 plaster bars covered in gold paint were found in a cave in the southern province of Antalya, Turkey.