Divers discovered six artillery hells, believed to be the oldest of their kind, within the wreckage of the Ottoman Navy frigate “Ertuğrul”, that sunk in 1890 near Kushimoto, in the Wakayama Prefecture, southern Japan.
An ancient sarcophagus, dating back 2000 years, has been unearthed at a construction site of a high school in Istanbul’s Kadıköy district.
A 1700-year-old ancient altar, that has been discovered in November 2017 in western Turkey’s Afyonkarahisar province has been reported stolen.
Villagers of Tekeler in Söke district of Turkey’s Aydın Province have destroyed a section of an ancient stone road that once connected the cities of Alinda and Herakleia (Latmos), to make way for their olive groves.
A study identifies the reason why the ancient Romans believed that the gate to the underworld was located at the city of Hierapolis, modern-day Turkey. The cave entrance emits volcanic carbon dioxide which even today kill birds that fly to close.
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.
Drought causes the ruins of a 816-year-old Seljuk inn to emerge from the waters of the Altınapa dam, Konya Province, Central Turkey.
Archaeologists discovered a Prehistoric settlement at Göreme (Çakıltepe) Mound in Nevşehir Province, Turkey. The site dates back to early Bronze Age (3000-2000 BC).
A farmer discovered a 2000-year-old Roman pithos in his field in Doğanşehir, Malatya, Turkey.
Archaeologists unearthed more than 1000 metal seals depicting the local the local Graeco-Roman pantheon in the ancient city of Doliche, Gaziantep Province, South 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.
Archaeologists announced deciphering the text of a copy of a 3,200-year-old stone inscription from the archive of James Mellaart, telling about the rise of a powerful kingdom called Mira, which launched a military campaign led by a prince named Muksus from Wilusa (ancient name for Troy).
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.
Underwater archaeologists have managed to identify 18 shipwrecks on a coastline of 100 kilometres at Turkey’s southern province of Mersin. The shipwrecks area said to date back to between 1000 and 2700 years.
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 discovered burials at an Urartian necropolis at the Çavuştepe Castle, Van Province, East Turkey, which provide new details about Urartian burial customs.