Category: Issue 41

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This issue features a trove of Turkish treasures. We begin in the ancient city of…

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The city of Caunus (also known as Kbid), on the southwest coast of Turkey, first…

Current World Archaeology 8 years ago
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When Otto Benndorf presented his excavation project plans to the Ministry of Culture in 1893,…

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In his writings, Strabo explains that the city of Metropolis is 120 stadia from Ephesus…

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Laodicea is well sited on a high plateau and surrounded by the rivers Lycos, Kapros…

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The site has become famous partly for its large size (about 5,000-8,000 people lived there)…

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From one iconic archaeological site to another, we end this round-up at Troy, on the…

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What was life like for the Cro-Magnons, Europe's first anatomically modern humans? Having harnessed the…

Current World Archaeology 8 years ago
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Myra, on the southern coast of Turkey, was home to the 4th century bishop St…

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This autumn the Penn Museum will hold an exhibition on their first-ever excavation at Nippur…

Current World Archaeology 8 years ago
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As the capital of two great empires, Istanbul (and in its previous incarnation as Constantinople)…

Current World Archaeology 8 years ago
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Exquisitely located just 11km from the Mediterranean coast, the city was founded atop a 60m…