Ancient helmets, temple ruins found at dig in Italy
Archaeologists in southern Italy have discovered ancient warrior helmets and the ruins of a painted brick wall at a site that might have been a forerunner of a temple dedicated to the goddess Athena, officials said on Feb. 1.
A huge convoy rushed toward Canadian capital; PM transferred to secret location VIDEO
Meanwhile, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau left his home in Ottawa with his family and moved to a secret location.
Justin Trudeau said earlier that there is "a minority of truckers with unacceptable opinions that is on the way to Ottawa", emphasizing that almost 90 percent of his country has been vaccinated.
Academic walked 7,500 km in Siberia to reveal origin of Turks
A Turkish academic has revealed that the Andronovo culture forms the roots of the Turks after walking nearly 7,500 kilometers in Russia, Turkic states, China, and Mongolia in a month within the scope of her comprehensive field research and study.
Turkish province Hatay’s mosaics on display abroad
Some 200 mosaics unearthed in the southern province of Hatay during archaeological excavations conducted by a commission set up before 1939, the year when the city joined the Turkish Republic, are exhibited abroad, as the artifacts found were shared among the commission members, says Hatice Pamir from Mustafa Kemal University's Archaeology Department.
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US billionaire returns $70 mln worth of stolen antiquities
A prominent U.S. art collector and billionaire philanthropist has returned 180 works of art and antiquities stolen from around the world -- some from ancient Greece -- that are estimated to be worth $70 million, Justice Department officials in New York said on Dec. 6.
Baptistery unearthed during excavations in Turkish resort town
As comprehensive field works and excavations continue in the Aegean resort town of Kuşadası, a baptistery believed to be built in the fifth century has been found in the ruins of a historical castle located in the city's center.
Byzantine warrior with gold-threaded jaw unearthed in Greece
The medical professional appears to have followed the advice laid out by the fifth-century B.C. Greek physician Hippocrates
Egypt unveils renovated 'Avenue of the Sphinxes' in Luxor
Egyptian authorities were unveiling on Nov. 25 a renovated ancient promenade in the city of Luxor dating back 3,000 years, the latest government project undertaken to highlight the country's archaeological treasures.
Roman soldier’s iron mask found in Karabük
An 1800-year-old iron mask belonging to a Roman soldier has surfaced during the ongoing archaeological works in the ancient city of Hadrianaupolis in the Eskipazar district of the northern province of Karabük.
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Human traces dating back 14,000 years found in İzmir
Archaeological excavations carried out in a cave in the Dikili district of İzmir have unearthed 14,000-year-old stone tools and bones from the Late Paleolithic (Epipalaeolithic) period.
Turkish and German scientists, who carried out the works in the area, revealed that the cave was also used as a cult center dedicated to the mother goddess Kybele.