Clay tablets from the Neo-Assyrian Empire found in Ashur, North Iraq, written at the end of the 7th century BC by a man called Kisir-Ashur describe his education to become a doctor, and how he combined magical rituals with medical treatments.
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.
Excavations of Bronze Age city called Bassetki located in Iraq’s Kurdistan region, led to the discovery of nearly 100 clay tablets dating back to the period of the Middle Assyrian Empire (1392-934 BC).
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.
Excavations at Ziyaret Tepe Mound (Tusshan) in Turkey’s Diyarbakır province revealed an Assyrian city dating back to 9th century BC on the border between Anatolia and Mesopotamian Assyrian Empire.
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.
Recent excavations at the Uşaklı Mound in Turkey revealed two structures that might point to the site being an ancient Hittite city of Zippalanda.