Turkey's Nobel laureate in chemistry Aziz Sancar on Sept. 24 attended the top-notch technology event Teknofest, and said that it "made me really proud."
"I came here to promote science and technology in Turkey and the Turkish world. What I saw here really made me proud and encouraged me," he said in his address in Istanbul.
Bozlu Art Project Mongeri Building is presenting an exhibition prepared in tandem with the publication of "Fahrelnissa Zeid: Toward a Storm," which is one of the most comprehensive monographs on the life and works of Fahrelnissa Zeid (1901 - 1991), who is considered one of the most significant woman artists of 20th century.
Archaeological excavations are being carried out at Bayraklı Mound (Old Smyrna), which has a history of nearly 5,000 years, to search for traces of wars and other disasters in the city that bore a strategic position at the time.
Important finds have been unearthed in the archaeological excavations that started in 1948 and continued at intervals in the mound in the Bayraklı district.
The 2,700-year-old Ushabti statuettes used in funeral rituals in ancient Egypt and found in archaeological excavations in western Turkey began to be exhibited for the first time at the İzmir Archaeology Museum.
Ushabti figures, small statuettes made of wood, stone, or faience, are often found in large numbers in ancient Egyptian tombs.