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.
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.
Albanian Police prevented the smuggling of 230 archaeological artefacts from ancient Apollonia. Two people were arrested in connection with these illegal activities.
A Hellenistic period burial chamber was discovered in the ancient Greek city of Mylasa, in Muğla province, south-west Turkey, during construction works. Excavations revealed a 2400-year-old burial chamber of a wealthy royal family.
Excavations at Istanbul’s Avcılar district unearthed hundreds of unguentaria – small ceramic or glass bottles – containing traces of antidepressants and heart medications. The find was made at the site of ancient Greek city of Bathonea.
Archaeologists working at the ancient Greek city of Antandros, located in the western slopes of Kaletaşı Hill, near Altınoluk in Turkey’s Balıkesir Province, revealed numerous finds, including remains of ancient shops which sold cosmetics.