Archaeological surface survey and cleaning works in the ancient site of Kızılkoyun and the outskirts of a historic castle in the southeastern province of Şanlıurfa's Haleplibahçe district have unearthed 133 inns and five mosaics.
Rock tombs from the Roman and Edessa (Osrhoene) kingdoms have also been unearthed in the inns.
Almost a decade has gone by since the first group of postgraduate students from the University of Damascus came under the guidance of Greek scientists from the European Center of Byzantine and Post-Byzantine Monuments (EKBMM) in Thessaloniki to study and document splendid mosaic floors from the Early Christian period at the Syrian capital's National Museum.
The Çe?me Artificial Reef project, which was initiated 10 years ago as an attraction for divers and to increase the number of fish, has begun to come to life.
In the first step of the project, 50 concrete blocks were left off Karada (E?ekada) Island on March 15.
E?me District Gov. Mustafa Erkay?ran said their goal was to establish an underwater city in the district.