An international project conducted in the ancient city of Merv in Turkmenistan was stopped. It was revealed that the reason was the smuggle of historical artefacts by the German archaeology team participating in the project.
Construction workers discovered ancient artefacts in Gaybiefendi, Kütahya province, central Turkey. Archaeological investigation revealed 2000-year-old Roman tombs at the sites.
The excavations were conducted in the Kızıl Church, also known as the Virgin Mary Church, in Elazığ, East Turkey. The inscription is in Armenian script and dates back 165 years.
Excavations at the ancient city of Dascylium, Balıkesir province, West Turkey, unearthed a 2600 years old kitchen. The ancient city was once part of Kingdom of Lydia in Anatolia.
Archaeologists discovered a cistern during excavations of the ancient city of Dara, Mardin province, south-eastern Turkey. The cistern was found in a field used as a barn.
Ancient Hadrianopolis, located east of Eskipazar district of northern Karabük province, northern Turkey, is being excavated by archaeologists. This was an important site of pilgrimage for early Christians until the city lost its importance in 8th century AD due to birthplace location of Saint Alypius the Stylite.
Archaeologists discovered a 2200-year-old ancient burial chamber from the Paphlagonian Era in Turkey’s northern Kastamonu province – first of a kind in the area.
Archaeological research South of the Van Fortress discovered Ottoman-era architecture and artefact being testimony to lifestyle during these times.
Excavations in the rock tombs around Urfa Castle in province of Şanlıurfa, Turkey, finally completed unearthing mosaics dating back to the times of the Kingdom of Osroene.