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3,500-year-old Mycenaean tombs found in Turkey

Ancient Mycenaean tombs, dating back 3,500 years, have been unearthed in Bodrum, Turkey. Speaking to the press, Professor Yusuf Boysal, the supervisor of the excavations, said his team so far has found the remains of several tombs, a canteen, a three-handled cup, a jug, a bronze razor, animals' bones, many pieces

Illegal excavation turns up 2,400-year-old tombstone

The tombstone of King Hekataios, dating back to 390 B.C., has been found in Bodrum, Turkey. “Even with its damaged parts the tomb stone is one of the most important archeological discoveries of all times. It has a very rare and precious workmanship.” “The tomb stone could be as precious

Ancient medicine bottle found in Turkey

A terracotta medicine bottle has been found in Bodrum, Turkey, which dates back to the Hellenistic period (330 B.C. to 30 B.C.) An ancient terracotta medicine bottle has been found during an excavation at a building site in the center of Bodrum, located between two healthcare facilities. “This the first

1,800-year-old Greek church to be restored

A project is underway to restore an 1,800-year-old Greek church in Bodrum, Turkey. In her report, Dr. Emine Tok of Ege University’s art history department said the Greek church dates back to the late Roman-early Byzantine era from A.D. 2 to 4, noting that the remains are unique and very important