Ancient Turkey

Ancient Turkey


Ancient bronze military diploma found in Turkey’s Perre

Archaeologists have discovered a bronze military diploma dating back 1,898 years ago during excavations in the ancient city of Perre, located in the southeastern Turkishprovince of Adıyaman. Work began in 2001 to discover what the ancient city of Perre – one of the five largest cities of the Commagene Kingdom – had to reveal. Continuing

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8,500-year-old marble statuette in Çatalhöyük

Archaeologists have discovered an 8,500-year-old marble statuette in the Neolithic site of Çatalhöyük in central Konyaprovince. According to Ali Umut Türkcan, the head of the excavations, the statuette was found during excavations in the southern mound of Çatalhöyük, one of the first urbanization models in Anatolia. It depicts a 5-centimeter-tall (2-inch-tall), reclining human figure in

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Sultan Murad IV

The reign of Sultan Murad IV, known as the conqueror of Baghdad, is notable for halting the prevailing lawlessness and rebelliousness while restoring the authority of the state Mighty sovereigns of Ottoman throne: Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Murad IV, the 17th of the Ottoman sultans and the 82nd caliph of the Muslims, was the son of Sultan

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Ancient mound

The latest archeological excavations at the historical site of the 9,000-year-old Amida Mound in southeastern Turkey’s Diyarbakır province have revealed new findings that shed light on the history of the region. This year’s excavations at the site were recently completed, with archaeologists unearthing several 800-year-old marble pieces adorning the Artuqid Palace, the seat of the Diyarbakır branch

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