Turkish Police has seized 26456 smuggled artefacts in the biggest operation against artefact smugglers spanning through four cities.
A chapel that was accessible only through a hidden passage has been discovered during restoration works of the Sümela Monastery in Trabzon Province, North Turkey.
A farmer discovered a 2000-year-old Roman pithos in his field in Doğanşehir, Malatya, Turkey.
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.
Researchers studying Assyrian cuneiform tablets from Kültepe, an Assyrian settlement in Kayseri province, Central Turkey, believe to have deciphered the oldest diagnosis on infertility, dating back 4000 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.
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 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 uncovered three statues believed to depict 3-rd-century civil servants during excavations of the ancient city of Side, Antalya 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.
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.
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.
Archaeologist unearthed numerous artefacts at the site of the Neolithic mound of Ekşi Höyük, Denizli, West Turkey, that seems to date back 8600 years.
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 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.