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Asia Minor Archaeology

The Glorious History of the Hellenistic City of Antioch

Antioch on the Orontes, an ancient Greek city on the eastern side of the Orontes River, was one of the most glorious of all the Greek cities in the world. Home to hundreds of thousands of people in its golden...

Roman-era Bronze Diploma Found in Ancient Greek City of Perrhe

A Roman-era bronze diploma earned by a graduate of a military school in the Ancient Greek city of Perrhe was unearthed recently by archaeologists. At 1,898 years of age, it is a unique find from what was once the...

Byzantine Fortress in Ancient Greek City Pyrgion to be Unearthed

A Byzantine fortress will soon be unearthed at the ancient city of Pyrgion, the modern-day city of Birgi in what is now western Turkey, according to a statement from its lead archaeologist Veli Sevin on Friday. Excavations have already begun...

2000-Year-Old Statues Found in Hellenic City of Blaundos

Archaeologists excavating the site of the Hellenic-era city of Blaundos in western Turkey recently discovered two 2000-year-old statues. The announcement of the discovery was made on December 18 by the Turkish news agency Anadolu. Blaundos was first settled by Macedonians who came...

Greek and Roman Statues Found at Ancient Greek City of Knidos

Archaeologists' ongoing excavations in the ancient Greek city of Knidos, located in what is now southwestern Turkey, unearthed five stunningly beautiful heads of Greek and Roman statues earlier this week. Made of marble, the statues were sculpted in the...

Ceremonial Complex Found at 11,000 Year-Old Callirhoe in Asia Minor

Fantastic carvings of human heads and phallus-shaped pillars were discovered recently at a 11,000-year-old archaeological site in Turkey that is a sister "village" to the renowned Gobekli Tepe site, which is considered to be home to the oldest temple...

Neolithic-Era Homes, Street Found at Catalhoyuk Site in Turkey

Neolithic-era homes and a street were found during the most recent excavations at Çatalhöyük, in Turkey, near the Greek city of Ikonion.