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2,000-year-old terracotta toys found in Turkey

Toys and figurines have been found in 2,000-year-old tombs in Parion, Turkey. He noted that the toys were presented as "gifts for the dead" children and provide significant information about the sociocultural structure of the period. For instance, Kasao?lu highlighted that female figurines were found in tombs belonging to girls, while male

Roman-era baby bottle found in Turkey

A 2,000-year-old pot used to feed babies has been found in the ancient port city of Parion in Turkey. "These bottles were used during ancient Roman times 2,000 years ago as equipment to feed babies milk or food. These are earthenware produced as a result of firing," Kasao?lu said, adding that

Iron Age statue discovered in Turkey

A large fragment of an Iron Age statue has been found in eastern Turkey. A giant Iron Age statue of a woman has been discovered at the archaeological site of Tayinat in Turkey, near the border with Syria. The statue would have been between 4 and 5 metres tall from tip to

2,500-year-old sarcophagus unearthed in Turkey

A sarcophagus containing the remains of two people has been found in the ancient Greek city of Antandrus in Turkey. "The bones most probably belonged to the people from the same family" Polat said. The researchers also discovered an ancient bowl imported from Athens, two clay amphorae, and two strigils (a tool,

Royal baths found in central Anatolia

A royal bath used by the Seljuk sultans 1,000 years ago has been found in Turkey. A bath used by the Seljuk sultans has been uncovered in a castle on Takkeli Mountain in the Central Anatolian province of Konya, which was once the capital of the Anatolian Seljuk state and is

Underground city found in Turkey

An underground city consisting of 52 chambers has been found in central Turkey. He noted that they discovered a church and different structures on the surface of the mountain around the underground city. Özsoy highlighted that the underground city could be the first of its kind in Turkey to have more

Roman sarcophagi found in Turkey

Three Roman-era sarcophagi have been found in Turkey. The sarcophogi were reportedly found at the construction site of the municipal water and sewarage administration building near the coast in Kocaeli's ?zmit district, which was referred to as Nicomedia and served as the eastern capital of the Roman Empire in the Third

Jar of human remains found in Turkey

A 15-inch tall intact jar has been found in Turkey that researchers believe may contain burned human remains. Teams from the Milas Museum in Mu?la province started excavations at the construction site located on ?smet Pa?a district after the discovery of ancient ruins. They found the 40 centimeter jar two meters below