Category: Turkey

14 Striking Photos You Missed This Week; Damon Dahlen; Huffington Post

Photo: Yasin Akgul

A volcanic eruption, wildfires in California and migrants seeking U.S. asylum make up some of this week’s most memorable images.

Source: 14 Striking Photos You Missed This Week

Sunrise, stargazing and massive stone heads at Turkey’s Mt. Nemrut; AFP

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Source: Sunrise, stargazing and massive stone heads at Turkey’s Mt. Nemrut

Bursa, the 2022 Cultural Capital of the Turkic World; TRT World

Photo: Sergen Sezgin

Bursa, the birthplace of the Ottoman Empire, was elected as the 2022 Cultural Capital of the Turkic World by the International Organization of Turkic Culture on 16 September 2021.

Source: Bursa, the 2022 Cultural Capital of the Turkic World

Seals at 7,000-year-old Turkish site to shed light on bureaucracy; Anadolu Agency

Photo: AA

Source: Seals at 7,000-year-old Turkish site to shed light on bureaucracy

More than 20 graves, remains of 6 houses found in 7,000-year-old mound in Turkey; Zehra Nur Duz; Timeturk Haber

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Discovery from Late Chalcolithic age to Late Hittite Period made during studies at Arslantepe mound…

Source: More than 20 graves, remains of 6 houses found in 7,000-year-old mound in Turkey – Timeturk Haber

10-fold jump in visits at 7,000-year-old mound after UNESCO listing; Daily Sabah

Photo: Yeter Erdine

Source: 10-fold jump in visits at 7,000-year-old mound after UNESCO listing

Italian archaeologists hail addition of Arslantepe Mound to UNESCO list; Hurriyet Daily News

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Italian archaeologists Thursday hailed a decision to add a 30-meter-high (over 90 feet) archaeological mound in southeastern Turkey to the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Source: Italian archaeologists hail addition of Arslantepe Mound to UNESCO list

Stunning Time-Lapse Video of Ancient Burial Mountain Shows King’s Tomb; Feza Uzay; Newsweek

Photo: Isa Turan

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Neolithic-Era Homes, Street Found at Catalhoyuk Site in Turkey; Patricia Claus; Greek Reporter

Photo: Omar Hoftun

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

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

Excavations to uncover hidden past of Ani ruins; Siranush Ghazanchyan; Public Radio of Armenia

Turkish archeologists have renewed their excavations in the ruins of Ani, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Source: Excavations to uncover hidden past of Ani ruins – Public Radio of Armenia

Turkey’s latest UNESCO Heritage Site is the Arslantepe Mound; Times of India

Turkey’s Arslantepe Mound is the latest site to be included in the UNESCO World Heritage Site list. The archaeological structure is about 8000 years old. The announcement to include this new site was made during the UNESCO World Heritage Committee’s 44th session.

Source: Turkey’s latest UNESCO Heritage Site is the Arslantepe Mound

Turkey has its 19th UNESCO Cultural Heritage Site with Arslantepe Mound; India Blooms

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Turkey, the land of historic significance and a nation with great cultural depths, is now offering more incredible reasons for travelers across the globe to visit the country. The Arslantepe Mound, a 8000-year old archaeological mound, was inscribed on UNESCO’s list of World Heritage sites positioning Turkey as a destination with  a record number of recognition for its cultural heritage sites.

Source: Turkey has its 19th UNESCO Cultural Heritage Site with Arslantepe Mound | Indiablooms – First Portal on Digital News Management

Arslantepe Mound Becomes 19th UNESCO Heritage Site of Turkey; Travel Trends Today

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Source: Arslantepe Mound Becomes 19th UNESCO Heritage Site of Turkey  

Turkey’s Arslantepe Mound added to UNESCO World Heritage List; TRT

Photo: Republic Of Turkey Ministry Of Culture and Tourism / AA

Arslantepe, an archaeological site in Malatya, Turkey dating back to 6th millennium BCE, boasts an adobe palace and the earliest swords in the world.

Source: Turkey’s Arslantepe Mound added to UNESCO World Heritage List

Iranian Railway, Ancient Chinese City Among New UNESCO World Heritage Sites; Neda Ulaby; NPR

Photo: Roberto Ceccacci

What do a railway in Iran, a mountainous national park in Thailand and a spa town in the Czech Republic have in common? They’re all part of a newly announced group of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Source: Iranian Railway, Ancient Chinese City Among New UNESCO World Heritage Sites

8,000-year-old mound in SE Turkey added to UNESCO World Heritage List; Yeni Safak

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With addition of Arslantepe in Malatya, number of sites from Turkey in UNESCO’s list grows to 19…

Source: 8,000-year-old mound in SE Turkey added to UNESCO World Heritage List

Turkey refuses to submit report on Hagia Sophia to UNESCO; Vestnik Kavkaza

Photo: Vestnik Kavkaza

Source: Turkey refuses to submit report on Hagia Sophia to UNESCO

Hagia Sophia: Satisfaction In Athens With UNESCO’s Response To Turkey; Greek City Times

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Strong concern about the consequences of the conversion of Hagia Sophia and the Chora Church into mosques due to the effects of changes in the ecumenical character of the monuments was expressed at the 44th Session of the UNESCO Commission.

Source: Hagia Sophia: Satisfaction In Athens With UNESCO’s Response To Turkey — Greek City Times

Second neighborhood found in Turkey’s neolithic site Çatalhöyük; Daily Sabah

Photo: Anadolu Agency

Source: Second neighborhood found in Turkey’s neolithic site Çatalhöyük

Festive hot air balloons take off in Turkey’s ancient Göbeklitepe; Daily Sabah

Photo: Anadolu Agency

Source: Festive hot air balloons take off in Turkey’s ancient Göbeklitepe

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