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Ancient city preserved beneath mud

Some archaeologists believe that the ancient city of Myra in Turkey, which was buried beneath 18 feet of mud 700 years ago, may be well-preserved. Archaeologists first detected the ancient city in 2009 using ground-penetrating radar that revealed anomalies whose shape and size suggested walls and buildings. Over the next two

Byzantine church unearthed in Turkey

A Byzantine church, dating back 900 years, has been unearthed in Myra, Turkey. Akyürek said the five-meter-wide and 10-meter-high temple dome had been partially destroyed, but the tiles on the roof were still in good condition. "The church most probably belongs to the 12th century A.D., but we will be

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