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Goddess statue, 2,100-year-old mansion undermined by explosive in Turkey's north

One of Turkey's most imperative late archeological discovers confronts a grave danger because of impacting movement at a stone quarry in the region.

Cybele statue Turkey
A figure of the mother goddess of Kybele is undermined by blasts that happen every day on the edges of the 2,100-year-old Kurul Castle, which goes back to the time of Mithridates VI, a ruler of Pontus and Armenia Minor in northern Anatolia from around 120 to 63 B.C., operating at a profit Sea area of Ordu.

The château, situated at the pinnacle of the Kurul Rocks in Ordu's Bayadı town, has been experiencing archeological unearthings under the course of educator Yücel Şenyurt since 2010.

The disclosure of the noteworthy Kybele design amid late unearthings brought on extraordinary energy, with around 15,000 individuals hurrying to the city to see the model. However, albeit archeological works keep on being directed on the château, explosive is exploded each day on the slant of the Kurul Rocks disregarding the Melet River, making grave peril for the stronghold.

In 1996, the Cultural and Natural Heritage Preservation Board proclaimed the palace as a first-degree archeological and normal site.

The court then wiped out the permit for the quarry, which had been opened inside the secured site. Be that as it may, in 2011, Kırca Engineering, which works the quarry, guaranteed that the quarry and the palace were situated on various rocks masses and properly asked for that the span of the ensured site be lessened.

In spite of the fact that the master report requested by the Ordu Administrative Court expressed that the quarry could totally crush the château, the Ordu Museum and the leader of the unearthings, Şenyurt, made an alternate report, expressing that the field of the quarry could be prohibited from the archeological site.

In like manner, the court endorsed the demand to absolved the quarry zone from the archeologically secured zone.

As a result of the exercises at the quarry, be that as it may, shake tombs under the manor are purportedly being crushed.

Earthy people respond

The leader of the Ordu Environmental Association, Gül Ersan, communicated outrage that Şenyurt had educated specialists that the quarry would not harm the palace.

"Archeologists can't approach the holes; they are taking a gander at them from a separation. They say that the pottery that they discovered near the quarry may have originated from the top. The court requested an assessment from him and he said it would not hurt the archeological site in his report. The organization is keeping on working on account of this report," Ersan said.

Ordu Metropolitan Mayor Enver Yılmaz, who has given 1 million Turkish Liras to the archeological unearthings, likewise censured the circumstance.

"We expanded the service's budgetary support from 50,000 liras to 1 million. Kybele turned into the train of the château. Finding a model in the passageway of the château demonstrates that more antiquities could be found inside. Somewhere in the range of 15,000 individuals went to the palace in two weeks. The quarry was given a permit before I took the post.

Half of this excellent complex has been harmed. We, as the senator's office, Culture and Tourism Ministry and the metropolitan region, protected nature and the manor amid the court procedure. This harm makes us exceptionally pitiful. We will settle it at the earliest opportunity," Yılmaz said.

Laodicea is the second largest ancient city in Anatolia, Phrygians established by a significant

Excavation Laodicea Chairman of the Board Prof. Dr. Celal Simsek, after the ancient city of Ephesus ancient city in Anatolia, which is the second largest Laodikya largest and most important, was founded by the Phrygians of Anatolia has been identified said the regional tribes.

Simsek told reporters, the ancient city of Laodicea excavations so far, contrary to popular belief stated that determine whether a city was founded by Greek civilization.

Is the name of the organization and the name of the city'' before'' Rhoas Diospolis'' after'' 3 BC middle of the century the Seleucid King II. By Antiochus and his wife, Laodice has changed by giving the'' known as'' Laodicea about the Lightning,'' Last of the largest and most important findings and the second largest ancient city in Anatolia Laodikya Anatolia, founded by local tribes found that the Phrygians 've. Located within the boundaries of the region of Phrygia which in ancient times as the Phrygians and their density became clear that the city,'' he said.

Lightning, the western cemetery of the ancient city, the ongoing excavations of the Early Copper Age ceramics dating back to the Early Bronze Age pithos graves uncovered, Asopos Hill 3 thousand 500 years before Christ from the excavations of the settlement mound saving has been identified, all of these findings, the Phrygian city shows that a typical Anatolian city of civilization, he said.


Archaeological park to be established

The ancient city of Laodicea excavations and restoration work goes on throughout the year beginning in 2008 and known for thousands of years in many excavations uncovered the data are removed and that the work Simsek, the projects to be exhibited symptoms that were uncovered in the city, he said.

Prof. Dr. Lightning In this context, a combination of excavation and restoration work is being carried out in the city, who announced that they aim to build'' a'' archaeological park. cumhuriyet

In 1249 BC, built by kings of the Hittites in Anatolia after the great drought, dams

That the capital of the Hittite civilization of Çorum Alacahöyük'teki ruins excavations, is known settlement in the region began 1500 years, proving once three separate fragments of coarse pottery were found. 


Thus, the Alacahöyük past, present 8000-9000 years ago, the late Neolithic Age to extend understood.
Department of Archaeology at Ankara University Faculty of Language, History and Geography faculty members, Prof. Alacahöyük Excavation Area. Dr. Aykut Çınaroğlu, said that the order of Atatürk Alacahöyük'teki excavation work started in 1935 and maintained for 7 years with the support of Yüksel Construction, said.

Explaining that there is a development of excavations shed light on Alacahöyük'teki Çınaroğlu date, the region is known settlement began 1500 years, proving once they found three separate pieces of ceramic container, these findings give rise to the mound, said that based on the history up to the late Neolithic Age.

Excavation work in 2006 Alacahöyük Hittite Anatolia, the oldest known irrigation dam Dam'' of'' re starting to hold water, reminiscent of the opening of the local people use for agricultural irrigation Çınaroğlu, said:

'' As a result of excavations 7000-7500 years ago, the first settlement in the region based on the known to the Chalcolithic Age. This year, three new part in the excavations of the construction technique, rude workmanship, and good unbaked dough is mixed with coarse sand particles form, the present Anatolian Neolithic period 8000-9000 years ago turned out to reflect the properties of the ceramic repertoire. Thus, since Alacahöyük moved as far back as 1000-1500 years.

Digging these parts in our work, Urfa Gobeklitepe on stone blocks and the like Burdur Kuruçay Mound fully reflect the Neolithic ceramic repertoire. Thus, the first resettlement Alacahöyük'teki, we have to understand traced back to the late Neolithic Age. 8000-9000 years before present understanding of the history of Alacahöyük hung just for this region, but is also extremely important in the history of settlement in Central Anatolia. Excavation work in future also works to bring innovation to the history of Anatolia, the former seems to have a definite.''

Anatolia's oldest irrigation dam

Alacahöyük Hittite Anatolia, the oldest known irrigation dam Dam, BC 1249'da dams built by the kings of the Hittites in Anatolia, then one of the great drought.

This function other than the mound Holstein dams died. Where the source of water for the body of Alacahöyük Hittite Dam continued to flow until today. This dam in the hieroglyphic inscription on the King 3 Pudu-Hepa was built by his wife, the goddess Hepat'a Hattuşili understood to refer to.

Width of 15 meters, the length of the body of the rock-fill dam with clay covered with 135 meters of the stone set in the construction technique is the same as the present dam construction technique were determined. However, the Hittites were using clay instead of cement. When fully filled dam is estimated that 15 thousand cubic meters of water.

Remained hidden in history, the world's cultural heritage, and given their

The capital of the Hittite civilization, the Pied Mound, in the district of Çorum Pied Alacahöyük district, 25 kilometers northeast of Hattusa is Bogazkoy. The orders of the Turkish Historical Society, with the support of excavation work started in 1935, after the death of Atatürk in 1982, came to a halt the continuous decrease in the material and spiritual support.

Excavations in 1997, the Department of Archaeology at Ankara University Faculty of Language, History and Geography faculty member Prof. Dr. A team led by Aykut Çınaroğlu restarted. The project came to a halt in 2005, again primarily because of financial difficulties. Yuksel Construction on this date in history matching them with the light of day began to support.

The project supports the long-term tangible and intangible Alaca Höyük today many historical monuments that have remained hidden by subtracting the light of day, the world's cultural heritage made. cumhuriyet

The ancient city of Assos, eat dead in a sarcophagus of 2 thousand 500 years old olive pits

Located in the ancient city of Assos Ayvacik boundaries of the district, serving as a sarcophagus in the'' dead'' eat olive pits found in the 2 thousand 500 years.

COMU (ÇOMÜ) Head of the Department of Archaeology and the ancient city of Assos Chairman of the Board, Prof. excavation. Dr. Nurettin Armstrong, in his statement, said that the olive tree, even today thousands of Assos region.

'' Would not be wrong to say that the case in ancient times,'' said Armstrong, gave the following information:

'' He comes from olives and olive oil at the beginning of the period of basic nutrients. Olive is one of the indispensable nutrients. Whether the olive press from time to time in Assos, we find stone tools used in the removal of oil. Necropolis (cemetery) excavations have identified a sarcophagus was put in the olive cores. In the past years it had found a grave fig. This 'dead food' and a tradition. Funeral ceremony is held at the beginning of the grave during his burial ceremony at that time, and the food, throwing him to the grave whatever gift or other life are to eat. Olive oil, olive pits found at Assos, there is concrete evidence of the ancient period.''

Arslan, that the nuclei of 2 thousand 500-year history, said,'' At the time, the city of olives and olive oil have been sent to other cities. Excavations in the coming years we can get more information on this issue,'' he said.

People collecting olives in a glass vase with a stick, another vase by the press, the oil bothers people voicing betimlendiğini Arslan,'' such as olive brine consumed today, but it is also used in plenty of olive oil. Maybe a little cheese, olive oil and ate well. Olives are not only eating and drinking, youth, athletes put their bodies under the sun idmanlarda they are also used as a protective sun cream,'' he said. cumhuriyet

District of Didim Apollon Temple began the restoration work

106 years of the Temple of the German Archaeological Institute conducted excavations, storage of materials obtained from the excavation of this year and was canceled in order to be restored.

Australia Bond University Professor Dr. The field work of master stone masons led by Ulf Christoph Weber Kronewirth, storage, runs the Bumke Helga.

Restoration of the Temple of Apollo Bumke Officer Helga the German Archaeological Institute, told reporters, received a mandate from the excavations of Apollo since 1994, thousands of pieces from the excavations of the Temple of Apollo and the Sacred Way, he said.

The temple, 6, 12 people received a mandate from storage, indicating Bumke, came to town in September, two more studies would support the delegation said.

The parts of the temple of German stonemason Kronewirth Cristoph taken under the protection of renovation work has been done.cumhuriyet

Statue of the mythological creature known as the excavations of the ancient city of Parion Kentarus found.

Kemer village in Biga town of Canakkale due to ongoing excavations of the ancient city of Parion, 8th season comes to an end of studies, known as Kentarus human above the waist, looking down at the statue of the mythological creature found.

Professor of Archaeology Department of Ataturk University in Erzurum. Dr. Cevat Basaran, held under the chairmanship of excavation work this year, six different regions of the ancient city, excavations are carried out. One of the most important buildings were being carried out excavations in the Roman Theatre, the stage building and intensified during this year's work, his arms broken, missing some parts of the body, a marble statue was unearthed.

Head of the excavation team. Dr. Basaran, according to initial assessments of the statue MS Other investigators belong to the 2nd century, the expression, "the section of the statue into the midst of today demonstrated a strong male body is seen naked. Underbelly in the form of six two-fold the fabric skirt portion hanging down, and behind closed some details of the lower part of the statue, the statue of the whole of kentaurosa shows. All given about 3 meters long and made ​​of white marble statue in a piece of theater which is in part due to the pit, and the eyes of these parts were supposed to be a valuable stone, high quality workmanship at the beginning sets out details of hair. also expected in other parts of the statue , after the Çanakkale Museum exhibition of the restoration project is planned, "he said.hürriyet

ziyaret tepe the tablets of an unknown language found in Diyarbakır

Visit the archaeological excavations in the hill area in the province of Diyarbakir two years ago by a clay tablet of paper was found to be 2.500 years ago, based on a forgotten language.

ziyaret tepe clay tablets discovered during excavation work on the mound continued for two years.

The name of the Assyrian cuneiform tablet to 60 women have written.

Until now, the mystery of this unknown language and the writing on the tablet, which is one of the archaeologists in charge of excavations at Cambridge University, Dr. John Macginnis told the BBC Turkish.

Glaze notepad


Hill to visit the settlement dates back to the late Neolithic period, the period of Islam.

For a long time visiting the Peak village is dominated by settlements, the Middle and Late Assyrian periods (1300-600 BC) the Assyrian Empire, is a very important regional city.

Therefore contains important clues to the management of the empire.

Hill to visit many clay tablets during excavations as well as in historical linguistics, but no one in terms of both constitutes a very important place.

Tablet, removed from the bottom of the excavation of the palace located on the mound.bbc türkçe

turkey in the gallery of the world's oldest copper mines mines may be specified

3 years, conducting excavations in the village of Derekutuğun Ruhr University Bochum in Germany, Prof., Department of Geology. Dr. Unsal Yalcin, Bayat'ta in 2007, Mineral Research and Exploration (MTA) General Directorate of survey and have come across some evidence in the village Derekutuğun while, they realized that a detailed examination in the region said that an underground mine.
Archaeological excavations in the region to make getting approval from the Ministry of Culture and Tourism through the Çorum Museum, 3 years ago that excavations started Yalcin, announced that they have completed the work of excavation began in September of this year.

Graduate students who are studying in various cities in Turkey, as well as students from Germany and Austria that took place in the excavation team, Yalcin, for the first time the excavations started in 2009 reached 6 thousand years ago, said of the copper mine galleries.

Yalcin, this year 4 the results obtained from excavations in the mine gallery in the mine is determined that the 500-year-old said.

Professor explains that around 20 galleries in the mine. Dr. Yalcin, said:
6 thousand 500 years ago, people'', the Chalcolithic period, opened galleries. Underground copper mine earned işletmeciliğiyle. To clarify the underground galleries çıralarından benefited from the pine. We found the burnt ends at the base of pine çıralarını work. Çıraların analytics have made carbon-14. Dates from the present 5 thousand years to go before. Dark, maze-style galleries, arranged to illuminate the çıraları burned areas, and they work.''

Before the people of the region, then the coppers found on the surface of copper vessels, exploring the natural subterranean galleries were opened about Yalcin, completing clearance of the excavation work over time, fills the galleries and galleries of the states turn into the first open them, he added.

Derekutuğun copper mine in the village of old mines may be the world's most remarkable gallery Yalcin,''we know the old historic mines and quarries in BC, 4th millennium Tokat Erbaa'daki ocağıydı mine in Bulgaria, but we are extending this year's drop-down galleries BC Up to 5 thousand years of history have received. BC 5 years in thousands of people were unaware of the gallery opening,''he said işleteceklerini mine.

Yalcin just about working as miners in the mine, carry out a meticulous work, wearing overalls, wearing a helmet when they descended told mines. Prof. Dr. Yalcin, studies and a 3-year studies in 2012, given to search and prepare a publication containing

Archaeology and history in the world of ground-breaking discovery of the ancient city of Tlos

The ancient city about 40 kilometers from Fethiye, Akdeniz University Faculty of Arts and Chair of the Archaeological Excavation Department. Dr. Taner Korkut, said in a statement, the ancient city of Tlos in UNESCO's World Heritage List, said that the temporary.
Tlos Ancient City
Excavation work began on June 13 and 26 in September of 2011 completed that stage of the Korkut, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism with the support of the University of the excavations in the Mediterranean, national and international scientific team of 40 people, 26 students and 38 reported that the worker's work.

Excavation work of the theater, the Temple of Kronos, the city basilica to the stadium area, acropolis, tombs, sarcophagus is being waged Akkemer mevkisi field that points to the village cemetery and Korkut,''In addition, the remaining areas within the boundaries of the ancient city of Tlos surveys initiated in previous years were continued. In the meantime, a large number of identified archaeological relics documenting the process has been completed and plans are embroidered map of the city,''he said.

Re-print finds of Lycian history

Prof. Dr. Taner Korkut, 2011 excavations under the re-print the whole history of the Lycian region has been achieved, pointing to the findings, said:
The Lycian coast of up to Tlos excavation activities''in 2010 under discussion in the presence of prehistoric ages. However, the 2011 Tlos City Center, Overlay and Tavabaşı Penetrations Mound Cave artifacts, the history of this region is the first human beings 11 thousand years ago led to today. Groundbreaking for the world of archeology and history of this discovery, research supported by the year 2011. On the other hand, even a matter of debate without ever Late Bronze Age settlement in Lycia, 2011 Excavations in the plain of the lower layer was uncovered during the Tlos Stadium. Excavations at the ancient city of Tlos will continue in 2012.''
Tlos Ancient City
During the excavation works Korkut said that there were a large number of archaeological work, or study and inventory of all the excavation works as a sorting house is treated as scientific, conservation and restoration, then said that was delivered to the Fethiye Museum.

During the 5-value of the artifacts from a museum piece of the statue is an important group of theater studies that point to form a Professor. Dr. Korkut,''especially the numerous statues unearthed in excavations at the theater stage building and part of Antalya Museum, commissioned the sculptor Ayse Specialist Cavusoglu the restoration efforts as soon as possible by Korkut tümlendi and was exhibited in the museum moved,''he said.

Prof. Dr. Korkut, restored the statues of three men, two of pointing out that the depictions of women, said:

Each is 2.10 meters high,''the male statues, were granted in military armor, the general features of iconography and the Roman emperor Hadrian portresel, Marcus Aurelius and Antonius Pius'un reflects the feature. 1.82-meter-high statue of a woman dressed as the Emperor Marcus Aurelius, his wife Faustina Minor represents portresel features. 1.85 meters tall statue of the naked breast of a woman depicts the goddess Isis.''

Clazomenae southern Gulf of Izmir city located on the coastline on the Ionian.

According to Pausanias Clazomenae and a former Greek colony establishment Phokaia Aegean Sea coast is dated later than the other Ionian colonies.
The ancient city of Clazomenae
The earliest archaeological traces of immigrants is Klazomenai'de Ion BC 10. middle of the century, with another saying in late Protogeometric period. Likely to be in the sanctuary in Acropolis BC 8. reported that in the century since the end of the active. This Pausanias'ın, Klazomenai'nin later than the other Ionian cities, giving about a settlement that appears to be consistent with the information. Pausanias also Phokaia Clazomenae and knowledge of the ions is not settled before coming to Asia, however, understood that the discovery of this information is wrong Limantepe and Panaztepe höyüklerinin.

Attacks that destroyed its early stages of Clazomenae Kimmer took his share of the Kingdom of Phrygia, Lydia, and then the giants have been exposed to the siege. Nestos river in Thrace (in Turkish Karasu), the fertile alluvial plain, the first BC organization Performed by the colony of Abdera about 650 Clazomenae, it recently established the Black Sea coast of Thrace, Kardia with Miletos colony again, the first known examples of colonization movement from Clazomenae. Miletus was founded under the leadership of the Sea of ​​Marmara and the Black Sea coast and the establishment of many of the numbers of colonies reaching 70, as well as other cities Klazomenai'nin İyonia understood that the participation. Quoted by Herodotus, BC 7. century, the Ionian cities of arms, money began relations with Egypt since the time of Pharaoh Psammetikhos participated in Clazomenae. BC with the invasion of Persia in the Archaic settlement Around 546 were disrupted, and the urban area was abandoned for 20-25 years.
De Clazomenae restored ancient olive oil workshop
BC 6. In the last quarter century, based on the live export industry and trade activities Klazomenai'de are emerging, especially olive oil. BC The first revolt against the Persians, the Ionian cities of 499-494 failed to result in the moderate policies of the Persians after the end of the affected Clazomenae. City residents have left the territory of the mainland, as quoted by Pausanias'ın "passed to the island because of the fear of the Persians." Urban BC Athens, the Attica-Delos Sea Union established by the item 487 from the tax paid on a regular basis. During the Peloponnesian War, Athens was very sympathetic to Clazomenae ago, but the BC Athens Sicily, through the ranks of Sparta after Sparta defeated by 413 against, the mainland of the Polikhne'yi (Balıklıova) have made attempt to arbitration. Re-established dominance of Athens as soon as possible, to settle the uprising's leaders fled to Daphnus. BC Lysandros'un 405 Spartan commander during the short-lived attempt to establish dominance in Anatolia, the mainland to the island close to repeating attempts Khytron Klazomenai'den rebellion by a segment of a city founded in the region is understood. Clazomenae on the island with the mainland state of war between Khytron continued for a long time, during this period Clazomenae north of the Gulf of Izmir, the Gediz River delta, near the old lands by undertaking a small movement of colonization, Üçtepeler today, the area referred to as the old records Kilazmanı Leuka established colony. Alexander the Great, the Persians in Anatolia where sovereignty over the island to end after the Klazomenai'nin (Quarantine Island) attributed to land with a road. BC in the Roman Empire Freed by the Romans after the peace Apameia Clazomenae of 188 cities and is one of the Drymoussa (Uzunada) of the island territory of the city are permitted to participate. Anno Domini 5. century, the island is understood that the city was abandoned.

Aktopraklık mound excavations in the world to discuss findings

Prehistory Department of Istanbul University Faculty of Arts Faculty and the head of the team carrying out excavations at Aktopraklık Assoc. Dr. Necmi Karul, said in a statement, beginning about 8 years ago, excavations began on July 10 and 23 September as part of this year's sonlandırdıklarını said.
skeletons found in excavations
Karul, 8 thousand 500 years old and studies in the region this year for the years 5700 BC, representing yoğunlaştıklarını Karul layer in the region, told their determined that the circular layout of the settlement.

Karul stressed it believes the new structure remains,''One of them is very well preserved. Mud-brick walls, wooden ceilings of mines and preserved until the finds unearthed a natural,''he said.

Quite different positions in the center of the settlement this year, striking ulaştıklarına Karul skeletons, said:

A small courtyard in the center of the circular shape of the settlement'', as used in the cemetery. Collectively termed the burial graves here have reached a few meters intervals 3. Alışagelmemiş burials, very very interesting. Especially interesting are in the courtyard, are very different. Skeletons in the excavations of this period, usually the child's mother's womb bulunuyorlar stance position. Burials, and we found one of the vertical, the other two in the prone kapaklanmış.''

The burial gifts do not have the

Another issue that makes this different from the skeletons indicate that the absence of a''grave hediyeleri''nin Karul,''skeletons in excavations of this period, and uses some of the items buried with jewelry, that is emerging. In general, dishes, sink objects such as necklaces. This 3-skeleton buried in the grave,''he said without the gift is described as jewelry and furniture.

Gömülenlere carefully removed leaving the skeletons of grave gifts in different positions emphasizing Karul, detailed investigations of these burials have continued.

Excavations in the last year,''bond''with pork attached to the skeleton reaches its position, such as reminding Karul, said:

His hands were tied behind the back''the skeleton of 2 adults and 3 children reached. As one of the children connected with the cessation of pig ties caught our attention. This new skeletons who reached close to each other. Some questions come to mind. What it means to be present in the skeletons? To those found with the skeletons of last year, the research, the bones were found reaching the trail will lead to injury or death. Again, think of the sacrifice ceremony, or be killed for any reason. There is no data entered in a show organized fight. Organized at a time when the fight does not have skeletons in this way is very interesting. Location of all of them, a few meters away from the center of the settlement even though they are also very interesting. Suggests that they are the victim or the execution, especially burayla getirildikleri.''

Finds from the world to discuss

Karul, Aktopraklık'ta information unearthed by the findings, the project partners from abroad, which is shared by nine universities expressed,''Austria, Ireland and Germany as the world's universities are partnering with various different parts of the 9 countries. Information exchange continues. This year it came to foreign colleagues, was the exchange of information,''he said.

Archaeological excavations are created, coupled with the data revealed that the net results can be accessed through Karul, work has continued, especially the skeletons belonging to an attempt to clear the data are obtained, he added.

12 thousand years before the date of the works that incorporate Gobeklitepe

Prof. Gobeklitepe Excavations. Dr. Klaus Schmidt, said in a statement,''the UNESCO World Heritage Temporary Listesi''ne Göbeklitepe'nin taken a while ago they said that very sevindirdiğini.
Schmidt described the list as a development to be taken very quickly, the work of teams linked to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism said.
UNESCO World Heritage Listesi''ne''Göbeklitepe'nin to enter all the necessary features and protection is in place the measures taken on the status of Professor voicing. Dr. Schmidt, said:

Filled the criteria that do not have any doubt that''Göbeklitepe'nin UNESCO. In terms of protection for all protected structure, an up hill now. This is a very good condition and emsalsizliği direction, ie in terms of another example of the lack of filling so that the most important criterion. Göbeklitepe'nin into the main list as soon as possible will take place, no doubt about it at all. This is a list of candidates is a difficult procedure to pass the main list. Multi-stage process that requires, at this stage will have to work hard and we will help a lot of experts on this issue. For example, our aid is now the World Monuments Foundation.''

Entry into the main list for the city would provide the biggest gains Göbeklitepe'nin voicing Schmidt,''especially for the region, Sanliurfa, this will be a great gain. Because the 'World Heritage', thus the name, the most important monuments in the world will be compared, and today will reach far more of a publicity and recognitions, as well as attract more people here,''he said.

Gobeklitepe

Gobeklitepe Neolithic settlement, 18 kilometers north-east of Sanliurfa, near the village's Örencik.
For the first time in 1963, universities in Istanbul and Chicago officials discovered during surveys Göbeklitepe'deki excavation work, Sanliurfa Museum since 1995 and jointly conducting the German Archaeological Institute in Berlin.
The excavation work so far to Neolithic period''T''shaped stones, with figures of wild animals, 8-30 meters in diameter, circular and rectangular-shaped ruins of the world's oldest temple, the figure of a large number of wild animals, human statue, standing stones and about 12 thousand years as belonging to a length of 65 centimeters was found in historical works, such as human statues.
Gobeklitepe stated that''the world's oldest temple, the central'',''a period of time before the UNESCO World Heritage Site had been Listesi''ne temporary.

Iliad, mentioned in the ancient city of Troy, Trojan War passes

Formerly known as Troy or Troy (Hittite: Vilusa or Truvisa, Greek: Τροία, Ίλιον Troy or Ilion, Latin: Troy or Ilium), thought to have been written by Homer in the Iliad, one of the two mentioned in verse epic war passes the ancient city of Troy.
The ancient Mount Ida (Kaz Dagi), on the outskirts is located in the province of Canakkale. In the 1870s by the German amateur archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann discovered the ancient city, near the village of Tevfikiye works largely from Turkey, Germany and Russia. The ancient city, the World Heritage List since 1988, the National Park status since 1996.

French is the language of the ancient city, the effect of "Troi" In reading the word in Turkish, the word in Troy, now replaced by "Troy" has started to leave. If the main reason the city's historical and internationally, "Troy" and is known as the Turkish accurate reading of the word "Trojan" is. But the issue is still controversial. In particular name is common in old documents, the Trojan and the Trojan War is still common name as in the case of Troy, to name some.
The ancient city, the center of the town of Canakkale Tevfikiye west of the village, "Hisarlik Hill" is located at (39 ° 58'K, 26 ° 13). Hill, 200x150m size, 31.2-altitude, and also a large part of the limestone layer.

Hisarlik a hill where the ancient city's long-term bilinmesede, the hill of the archaeological remains in the region, such as the name implies, is near the surface and therefore was called the local sakinlerince hill Hisarlik savunulabilinir opinion. In addition, when it was established the city of Troy Hill Hisarlik, KARAMENDERES and Dümrek River, flows into the bay at the edge of a drop-down her throat, and Gallipoli, it is now thought to a place much closer to the sea.

And given the name of the city, where, today, about the historical district of Çanakkale Province Troas, representing the Asian continent (or Troad) is called.

Allianoi, "The God of Health Asklepion homeland" is known as

20. cleaned at the beginning of the century in part because of the flood, but then again, until the 1950s, the compartment thermae remains were idle. In 1992, the Regional Directorate of Highways is still available by the Roman Bridge, the decision made without a tender by a new bridge was built with a partially deformed.
In the same year by the Izmir Governorship of Izmir restoration of the baths are given to procurement through the Special Provincial Administration. During a year-long restoration process without a decision of the board of a modern building was deformed in thermae. This business has been given as of the date, a flood of heavy flood in February 1998 and the facility has become unavailable again. Tea in the south were the agricultural land belonging to private persons. This is a large modern building in addition to repairs during 2003 have been removed, and uncover ancient baths places.

Dam Yortanlý body work finished, will provide environmental link road construction work is in progress. If the same project, will be all water under the dam water per day to meet Allianoi. In precipitation patterns and vegetation cover are thought to be associated with approximately 40-60 years in the life of the dam lake in the area during this time accumulated silt. And Allianoi approximately 12 - 15 meters will be below the alluvial deposit.

In the meantime, Trakya University, Assistant Professor of Allianoi sitinde Ahmet Yaraş'ın 1998-1999, the management of the General Directorate of State Hydraulic Works, Philip Morris's contributions in the 2000-2004 period and also the sacrifice of the rescue excavations were carried out under Yortanlý Rescue Association is a volunteer organization. 1998-1999 as a result of excavation, the excavated area after learning that Allianoi, Pergamon Museum Directorate on the application, Izmir I Cultural and Natural Heritage Protection Law No. 9229 of 29.03.2001 and the decision day, Allianoi'yi I. Degree Archaeological Site as declared by the excavation has become a real recovery. Meanwhile, Philip Morris in particular displayed significant efforts to introduce the public to sit.
During excavations in 2000 simply restored the level of farm land in excess of an industry and an architecture that can be seen in passing Pergamon-İvrindi item into the path provided. One of the southern boundary of the field season of 2003 Ilıca stream portion of the existing Roman wall solid, increased (fill to prevent collapse), and the other places in western North Ilica protect flood to the flood wall project was held with the two solid protection. Ilya Brook site has been preserved in part thanks to the flood of these walls. Interestingly, it is thought the project was 100 years ago, Governor Kemal, architect W. German excavation team in charge Dörpfeld'den to ask for help. However, tourism earned Ilica. Today's excavation, which is one of the German Archaeological Institute excavations in Pergamon Excavation sometimes received assistance instruments. A wooden viewing platform has been created. Trails and roads were editing as much as possible of the visual field. Studies were made green. Pergamon Museum, the famous statue of the nymph who became a symbol of the site were a total of 10,000 work reslim. Allianoi placement of the center since 1998, except within the lake area is continuing to research all of the excavation. 2 km during this research. Hellenistic period, on a farm in the northeast of the settlement and the belt belongs to the Pergamon water line was discovered more. Again, stay within the lake area, the 311 number and the necropolis necropolis, a Byzantine chapel plot was uncovered in the studies.

By the prime minister to resolve the impasse between the Allianoi Yortanlý Dam was the creation of a commission. Culture and Tourism Ministry of Cultural Assets and Museums General Directorate of calls collected by the academic commission, came to review and consult Allianoi found on 05-06.07.2005. Completing the ministry presented a report on 18.07.2005. At the conclusion of the Commission, "delegation in place and the Board as a result of the review and assessment process in the file, the so-called Allianoi registered archaeological site, for its contribution to the protection of cultural history is undisputed that, for this purpose, but offered a realistic solution to the protection of the conservation area proposals to the opinion. On the existence of a culture thousands of years of a process through us do not have the right to destroy, as they certainly should not be forgotten that divert our obligations to future generations. For this reason, instead of looking for instant solutions, and integrated permanently protect the area and exhibited for more time before taking action, is a requirement of national and international responsibilities in this matter. " is called.

Allianoi, culture, health and conference tourism has a visual richness to winning. Allianoi although not yet done enough promotion, draw the attention of tourists coming to Bergama. After the necessary legal arrangements, a simple landscape environment initiated in part by the excavation team is complete, a new country and win the ruins of Pergamum.

In the long run, Bergama of tourists, 1 / 10 if i was brought Allianoi course of a normal tourist season, about 600,000 tourists visit the Bergama-Pergamum in the number of tourists will be a dramatic increase in tourism revenue, the district so. Thus, the hot water at 45 ° C with a plant that is protected historical sites and tourism Adatepe'de Congress to win the center will be unique to the county and our country.

Baden Baden Badenweiler in Europe and in many instances, such as spa centers, a few walls preserved only a few meters is sufficient to protect the upper structure Allianoi 9000m2'i over the entire spa is spread over an area. Close to this region in Turkey, Izmir and Balikesir Balcova Ilıcası much more simple, such as health resorts facilities occupancy rate, ongoing throughout the year. And they have contributed much to the country's economy.

Proposed alternative project set in the east and west until the impermeable bedrock layer of concrete to be injected. Curtain wall and method of bracing Allianoi remain under water will be prevented. This spa via a tunnel north of the dam to the pond water will be provided. If this project, if applicable, thermae hill north of the tourist facilities in a purpose by making the congress, culture, health, and with the extraordinary congress for a complex facility can be obtained.

Aydin province, historical, cultural and natural values, beyond having

Aydin province, historical, cultural and natural values ​​is more than just the tourism activities are most intense in the middle of western Anatolia. Also, with tourism the most important sea port to be nervous, Aydin, the sector has become one of the most developed provinces.
Aydin, Aegean Sea to the west was opened, every aspect of tourism in Kuşadası and Didim districts, more folkloric and archaeological values ​​of the other districts is more suitable for the daily visits. Therefore, investments, these two coastal district were collected and the future demands are concentrated in this region. Another importance of the province of Aydin, Izmir metropolitan area and directly within the domain is very close. Izmir, with motorway connections to 100 km away from the city center of Aydin, Istanbul, 930 km, 530 km away from Ankara. Way to the sea, the province is provided in the port of Kusadasi, the port of Izmir to the use of larger ports are used.

Railway, Denizli-Aydin-Izmir, Turkey's first railway line, as well as the Soke extension runs through the province. Aydin-Izmir highway is on the Menderes Airport, Izmir, Kusadasi and Didim, as well as the service is therefore the province of Aydin. Aydin province, climate suitability and ability to deliver a long tourism season is one of the most important factors encouraging. Mediterranean climate is warmer months in the majority in the province of Aydin. At the same time the sea water temperature from May to October months of the year, covering half of the ability to provide water sports and swimming. Also, at the beach open to the public beaches in the province and neighboring provinces in the settlements of arrivals, including day trips or week-end benefit of this kind are quite common due to climate conditions of use and convenience of transportation. This demand bassist Soke, Aydin, Denizli and cities are Nazilli. In terms of east and west of the province of Aydin is the difference between the tourism sector. Domestic and foreign tourism in the west as far as possible use of resources, which opened in the appropriate service, while those with the potential situation where a part is the use of initiatives is required to open. The eastern part has been serving for more domestic tourism. However, historical sites, and variations will be created in these areas may lead to the intensification of foreign tourism. Aphrodisias and Pamukkale tour itineraries covering the east of the province due to be used by foreign tourism. coastal and historical places, health tourism (thermal), historical and architectural monuments, historical sites, museums, traditional crafts, traditional festivals, such as camel wrestling, culture, tourism, sports tourism, hiking-trekking, horse-nature tours, golf, diving, land and sea fishing, swimming, sailing, water sports activities such as sports tourism in the province have the potential to be developed.

CULTURAL TOURISM: Aydin province in terms of archaeological sites in Turkey is one of the richest regions. Hittites in 4000 BC until the end of the day, Ion, Lydian, Roman, Byzantine, Seljuk Anatolia, Aydıoğulları, Menteşeoğulları and is part of the province of the Ottoman Empire, as a result of this accumulation, with its ancient cities and museums, particularly in the domestic and foreign tourism is a big potential in terms of has. Important part of the ancient settlements in the West coast of Miletus, Didyma, Priene, and intermediate in the south Alinda, Alabanda the north Tralleis, Nyssa and Aphrodisias in the east and north near Izmir, Ephesus and Virgin Mary's house, east of Hierapolis Denizli, Muğla, Labranda the south, and lasos Halicarnassus was the ancient cities, historical and archaeological sightseeing areas creates a very intense demand for tourism. Urban centers, mosques and Nazilli'deki Arpaz Castle, Castle Bozdoğan'daki cortex, Koçarlı'daki Cinci Castle, mausoleums, madrasas, mosques and public baths, and promotions should be done restorations weight granting the above-mentioned periods of Roman and Greek ruins outside of the Seljuk and buildings for tourist visits to the Ottoman periods, promoting tourism in the province will give a different perspective. Of the other attractive elements that can create demand for tourism in the province, the old urban tissue, with the local history of the residential buildings, festivals, authentic rural settlements, customs, state looms, camel wrestling, picnic and recreation areas of forest and plateau is possible to count. see different cultures and cultural works, watch, participate in the folkloric activities, local cuisine, music, wear the traditional activities such as monitoring, to make visits, with facilities in the province of Aydin. And interesting examples of civil architecture, Kusadasi is one of the rural settlements near the village of Kirazli, architecture and carpet weaving looms as well as tissue, hair, such as buttermilk pie-in services that offer local food qualities, and near the Cave Lion çekmektedir.Eski tourists to China with the architectural fabric, 14 Ahmet Gazi Ibrahim Mosque and the tomb of Ahi-century Asarlık near the locality of the rock-cut tombs and ruins, the historical settlement of a remarkable hand-made arts. In addition, Aphrodisias, Bozdogan district of Neopolis Olukbaşı Turkmen village of tents, traditional clay is produced, and these tents are being taken to provide authentic clothing, local food. The festival is usually held outside, and especially in the tourism season, camel wrestling, but rather by the participation of local people and domestic tourism is provided. Camel wrestling, although a limited number of foreign tourists also attracts quite. Also Sultanhisar Nazilli, Partners, Germencık, İncırlıova, Kuyucak and pavilion buildings, the railway station, 19 century economy and transportation are examples of living history.

HEALTH TOURISM (THERMAL): small-size thermal plants located in the province of Aydin. Germencik'teki Alangullu (Bozköy), Omerli and Silver (Gümüşilica); Kusadasi Davutlar Sultanhisar'da Buharkent'te Salavat and a total of 6 regions for use in thermal plant area. Alangullu Ilıcası Germencik Bozköy locality. 32 rooms and 70 beds capacity, the Municipality has established a certified indoor thermal pool. In addition, by the Special Provincial Administration and the modern thermal cure facility and accommodation facilities were built, the region's largest and most modern spas, was one of the state. Gümüşköy Ilıcası Germencik Gümüşköy locality. Silver thermal plant, a very small facility with a capacity of 2 rooms and 4 beds. Davutlar: Davutlar resort town of Kusadasi which is near the settlement of a private resort hot water spa area is not a partial accommodation. Salavat spa: Sultanhisar'in west. Is still active.

SPORTS TOURISM: Aydin province, water sports and sea sports in swimming, diving, sailing, surfing, parasailing and water skiing and also diving spear fishing with the boat or from shore-fishing is also performed. This is sports, swimming, surfing, water skiing and parachuting out of them with a pedalo, banana skiing for recreation activities, such as more settlements, and even tourist facilities, or people are more heavily used beaches in the bays where. Underwater scuba diving areas in the special case of the groups recognized and organized tours to these areas, in order to monitor the dives are supervised. To do this the old sunken ships, amphorae, or seal, such as coral reefs are areas with natural features.

Excavation works in the capital of the Hittites Hattusas secret underground passage to 10

Carrying out excavation work on behalf of the German Archaeological Institute in Çorum Assoc. Dr. Andreas Schachner, during excavations in the Hittite Hattushash to 10 reported that a secret underground passage.
Schachner, said in a statement, continued excavations in the lower city, which is open to visitors potern 10 more secret underground passage to the door like that, as in the previous year of excavations in the lower city are concentrated in areas near the city walls, he said.

The first settlement in the city is Hattusas down and goes back years of history in around 300 BC, about 2 thousand Schachner, the growth of the empire is being built adjacent to the city up and down the city with the majestic structure has been brought into the present Hattusas told.

Hattusas recent excavations that the city gates with the emergence of a secret that expressed Schachner,''Down in the city which is open to visitors, like the door potern found 10 more secret underground passage. Also located on the city walls in a one arrived at the door. Remained intact, if possible, and to reveal the underground gates and are planning to open at least one visit,''he said.

Schachner also down the city wall is a large part in the temple was restored and opened to visitors targeted, said that within 3-4 years to complete this work.

The door will be restored Sphinx

Visiting the excavation site which gives information about the studies Boğazkale governor Morteza Dayanç'a Schachner, after years of Earth's home to be returned to the gate, where the masonry Bogazkoy Sfenksi'nin Hattuşaş'daki been removed from the mid-point of the hill said.
Here a total of about 4 pieces removed from the sphinx Schachner,''This is one of four sphinx, sphinx, which will be brought from Germany. The other is on display at the Istanbul Archaeological Museum. One of them was completely destroyed as a result of a fire, even though the original place where the other stands a great destruction. Istanbul Archaeological Museum, the home of the Hattusa Sfenksi'nin initiatives for the Hattuşaş'a getirtilmesi resumed,''he said.

Gate Place a copy of the sphinx, Schachner do that,''Displaced prepared by taking a copy of sphinxes on display elsewhere. Arranged for tourists to visit the former case is scheduled to open the door. Exactly the same size as in the King's Gate, and the sphinxes of the characteristics, placed where it belongs. Appear to be provided, such as the sphinx and the door on the day,''he said.

Medieval castle dominating the hill was built at the side of Snake River Ceyhan

Snake Castle, 13 km from Ceyhan. E-5 highway, 3 km away. dir. Completely dominated by a very steep hill, which are established on the Ceyhan plain supposed to be built in this time of the Byzantine castle. Also known by the locals as the castle Sahmeran.
Snake in the Middle Ages the castle during the 12th of the Çukurova Crusader occupation century, the dominant side of the hill, was built on the Ceyhan River. Both plain and have checked the path of the Silk, where the integrated natural resources. Solid square castle walls, three gates and doors and then linking the ladders have been used to achieve the very güçleştirilmiş conquest. From the name of the castle was abandoned in the principality Ramazanoğlu 1357'den while repelling the famous Turkish traveler Evliya Celebi 17 century in the region gave its name to Castle Şahmaran Efsanesi'nden Şahmaran due. Then, in the name of the castle Yılankale Anavarza, Tumlu and Kozan Castles in the field of view and is located.

Archaeologist Edwards, snake castle courtyard, separated by three examined the plan. According to Edwards, more two courtyards at the bottom, designed to protect the south-east wing. The walls are designed and placed in the bushes with a highly intelligent, very difficult to attack with the help of steep cliffs. Courtyards, each one has a single entrance gate. Differences in elevation above the ground a little more yükseltili, sheltered section, a ladder can be achieved in every way and round-trip each way is easier. This section constitutes the most extensive and heavily defended units and serves as a garrison house.

The highest and most northerly units have a chapel and a large part of cisterns. There is an iron gate to the south of the castle overlooking the Snake. Body walls of the castle almost lace-like embroidered. Building on the Byzantine, Crusader and Armenian repairs can see the remains of the wall. Armenian repairs, door frames, windows and vaults himself over the door indicates, this is an Armenian inscription documenting repairs are available on the structure.

Misis Ceyhan River in the northeast. The four faces of the castle is 700 meters circumference. In between two crenellated towers of eight floors. The fortress on the steep rocks is a significant artistic value. Is a large door that opens to the side of the road up, it is protected mazgallarla. The castle is the inner court is entered through the door on a flat square. Properly go to the desired location is reached by stairs from here.

Mosaic Museum, the temple's floor mosaics exhibited in a museum Misis

Misis Mosaic Museum, Adana Yuregir Misis metropolitan district of the town, which is active since 1959 and remain in the ancient city of Misis, 4 late-century floor mosaics exhibited in a museum in the temple. Depends on the Museum of London Archaeology. Adana, 26 kilometers away.
Misis ancient city located within the boundaries of the floor mosaics of the basilica in 1956, the German archaeologists who excavated Mound Misis Prof. delegation. Dr. H. And Dr. Theodor Bossert. Were revealed by Ludwig Budde. Mosaics from the mound to protect the museum has been established. During the flood of Noah's ark devrien Byzantine mosaics depicted the animals. In the form of a table or stand in the middle of the mosaic is made ​​of Noah's Flood in and around the ship, where a flock of 23 birds and poultry, wild and domestic animals in this group are around. Glass brick walls of the museum is composed of light to pass.

thousand-year egg-shaped pottery graves, attracting the attention of visitors

2 adults and 2 children on display in the Museum of Amasya where the 7 thousand-year egg-shaped pottery graves, attracting the attention of visitors.
Museum Director Celal Ozdemir, museum and exhibition of new regulations in 2007 with the arrangement of the rescue excavation of the mound in the town of DOGANTEPE reached the graves of the Neolithic period pottery began to exhibit, he said.

Excavations, the people living at that time buried their dead under their houses in pottery Other investigators describe Ozdemir, "Amasya Museum Directorate in 2007, the town realized DOGANTEPE rescue excavation in jars made of baked clay for the first time we found out that the human skeletons. This is the first time feature the skeletons of Amasya region, "Hocker 'call, finds buried in the fetal position was that the babies in the womb. The most interesting thing for us to be unearthed in the cemetery of a family here, "he said.

Approximately 110 cubic centimeters of rescue excavations in two separate parents from the present 7 thousand years ago in a small pot with a baby skeleton buried in the 2.5 to 3 years of age, as well as the ashes into a small container they had found the grave of a child describing Ozdemir, the first time, the scientific archaeological excavation of these tombs belonging to the Neolithic, especially within the cube seized the Black Sea and underlined that one of the first to Amasya.

New works on display at the museum that catches their attention, and began emphasizing Ozdemir, especially in the 7 thousand-year-old pottery tomb, said the baby's attention.

The finds date back to neolithic age in the history of Amasya, housing is an indicator that points Ozdemir, on the other hand, the baby's skeleton skull painted red painting tradition of vaccine for the first time the Black Sea region is noted in the incidence of this mound.

Ozdemir, 7 thousand visitors a year waiting for a new baby and his family, he added.

Museums of the world of the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations

Museum of Anatolian Civilizations, Ankara, Anatolia, is located between the archaeological museums of the world works and exhibits in a museum. Atpazari district, the Ankara citadel, the southeast coast of the outer wall, arranged in two Ottoman buildings located in the new function is given. One of these buildings is Mahmut Paşa Bazaar and the other Lead Han.
Initially only a museum with artifacts from the Hittite period, then enriched with material from other civilizations, and Hittite Museum ceased to be, has become the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations. Today, with its unique collection of museums of the world, this museum, from the Paleolithic Age to the present day are exhibited in Anatolian archeology.

Council of Europe's European Museum Forum (European Museum Forum), which is provided by the European Museum of the Year Award in 1997 in Lausanne, Switzerland has been elected as the winner from among 68 museums. Turkey, for the moment, this award-winning museum.