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Documentary on old tunnel to be filmed

Investigations on a Roman-era tunnel, which was discovered in the garden of a house in the Aegean province of ?zmir's Kadifekale district, have been completed. The tunnel, which is thought to have been built as a water conveyance system, will be the subject of a documentary film. Promotional booklets will also be made for the tunnel. 

Probe Launched into Pile-Up on Bulgaria's Hemus Motorway

Prosecutors have started an investigation into the deadly pile-up that left 3 people dead and 14 injured (10 seriously) in a tunnel o the Hemus Motorway in Bulgaria.

The tunnel is now open after having been sealed off to traffic from Thursday afternoon to about 02:00 local time (EEST) on Friday.

Benaki Museum presents the Reconstruction of St. Nicholas Church at Ground Zero

Benaki Museum will inaugurate the Reconstruction of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church at Ground Zero by Santiago Calatrava on Thursday, Sept. 24, and exhibition that will last until Oct. 25.

The exhibition will present sketches, drawings, plans, photographs and audiovisual material.

Bulgarian Archaeologists Discover 1600-Year-Old Mosaic in Downtown Sofia

Bulgarian archaeologists discovered a unique, richly decorated, 1600-year-old mosaic during excavation works in downtown Sofia at the site of the ancient Roman city of Serdica.

The mosaic, which was uncovered below a concrete supporting block under the central Dondukov boulevard, has six colours and is made of natural elements.

Ancient adobe throne comes to light

An ancient throne made of adobe has been found during excavations at Aslantepe in Malatya. The finding is very important according to the head of the excavations, Italian Professor Marcella Frangipane This year's excavations at the ancient Aslantepe site in the eastern province of Malatya have unearthed an adobe throne, estimated to date back to some 5,000 years ago. 

Drilling works completed in Istanbul's Eurasia undersea tunnel

Drilling works for a roadway tunnel connecting Istanbul?s European and Asian sides, the Eurasia Tunnel, has been completed. 

The two continents have been connected by a 3.34 km-long tunnel under the sea in the framework of the project, which is also dubbed the Istanbul Straight Road Crossing Project. 

Secret of ?znik tiles in kilns

The secret of coralline and turquoise colors in ?znik?s famous tiles has yet to be discovered, but works have started on historical kilns aimed at researching their origin This year?s archaeological excavations have started in the 600-year-old kilns found in the town of ?znik in the northwestern province of Bursa.