Medusa mosaic reopens to visitors

The Medusa mosaic and the Odeon stoa floor mosaic in the ancient city of Kibyra in the southern province of Burdur are now open to visitors again. The artifacts, which remain closed during the winter months for protection against climatic conditions, will be open to visitors until the end of November.

2nd phase of 'Mars research' in Salda begins

A U.S. team, including a Turkish scientist, has reached the second phase of its work in Lake Salda, which has a carbon structure similar to Mars, in search of traces of possible life on Mars.

Mars studies, which began in Lake Salda in the southern province of Burdur towards the end of 2019, continue with new questions from scientists.

US returns $8 mln of stolen treasures to Türkiye

United States authorities have returned $8 million of stolen antiquities, some of which were plundered as far back as the 1960s to Türkiye, a prosecutor said on Dec. 5.

Among the 41 pieces returned were two Heads of the Roman emperor Caracalla and the Bust of a Lady which were trafficked from Bubon, a Roman-era site in southwest Türkiye which was extensively looted in the 1960s.