CATEGORY: Turkey
Archaeologists Uncover 8,000-Year-Old Goddess Figurine in Central Turkey
October 19, 2016

An international team working at a Neolithic site in central Turkey recently discovered a limestone figurine that could depict a fertility goddess, or a high-status woman. Read More

World’s Oldest Monument to Receive a Multi-Million Dollar Investment
January 27, 2016

A new project has allocated more than $15 million to preserve and promote Göbekli Tepe, an 11,000-year-old Turkish monument believe to be the world’s first temple. Read More

8 Things You May Not Know About the Gallipoli Campaign
April 24, 2015

On its 100th anniversary, get the facts on the epic World War I struggle. Read More

Vast Underground City Found in Turkey May Be One of the World’s Largest
December 30, 2014

A newly discovered complex of carved rooms and tunnels may prove to be the largest of the many mysterious ancient underground cities in Turkey’s Cappadocia region. Read More

Giant Roman Mosaic Unearthed in Turkey
September 18, 2012

Archaeologists excavating a remote corner of the Roman empire have uncovered a massive and pristine mosaic. Read More