Genetic evidence for hunter-gatherers' experimental farming

Latest research shows that late Stone Age hunter-gatherer communities spent time working out the basics of farming on the fertile lands of what is now Turkey before taking this knowledge migrating to Europe as gene material gathered among burials of early European settlers and early farmers in Central Turkey shows resemblance. 

Remains of ancient Pteria unearthed

Excavations at the ancient lost city of Pteria, located near the village of Şahmuratlı in the Central Anatolian province of Yozgat, Turkey, come to a stop as the remains are fully unearthed. The site is home to many remarkable historical treasures.

Stone tablet reveals 2000-year-old racing rules

A 2,000-year-old tablet was uncovered in the Beyşehir district of the Central Anatolian province of Konya (Turkey).  Being part of the Lukuyanus Monument, the tablet was apparently built to honour a jockey named Lukuyanus, who died at an early age in the Pisidian era. The discovery was made on the site of an ancient hippodrome.

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