Because it is positioned on the route connecting the Aegean Region to Anatolia, Uşak and its environs have had strategic importance throughout history. Within its bounds, this multicultural geography contains archaeological treasures, including the ancient city of Blaundus.
An multinational team of experts from the Natural History Museum, UCL (University College London), the University of Florence, and the Swedish Museum of Natural History discovered a unique sort of fossilisation that had previously gone unnoticed.
The ‘ghost’ fossils are imprints of coccolithophores, which are single-celled plankton. Their discovery is altering our understanding of how climate change affects plankton in the oceans.
The ancient city of Hierapolis was constructed in the 2nd century BC by Eumenes II, one of Pergamon’s monarchs, according to its name. It is thought to have been named after Hiera, Queen of the Amazons and wife of Pergamon’s hero Telephos.
A program was organized by the Bilecik Museum Directorate on the occasion of the 18 May International Museum Day. The finds unearthed in the Bahçelievler and Gedikkaya excavations in Bilecik, were opened to visitors.
Workers in southern Spain renovating water supply discovered a “exceptional” and well-preserved necropolis of subterranean limestone vaults where the Phoenicians who resided on the Iberian peninsula 2,500 years ago buried their dead.
Wheat is a grain that now comes in over 25,000 different kinds. Wheat was domesticated at least 12,000 years ago, descended from an ancestor plant called emmer, which still lives today.
The discovery of an ancient molar — a tooth that likely belonged to young girl who lived up to 164,000 years ago in a cave in what is now Laos — is new evidence that the mysterious human lineage dubbed the Denisovans, previously known only from caves in Siberia and China, also lived in Southeast Asia, a new study finds.
Although the exact date of construction of the Galata Tower, also known as the Christ Tower, is unknown, it is thought to have occurred in the early 500s AD. The tower, which is the oldest and most important work in the historical Galata region, was utilized for various reasons by Romans, Venetians, Genoese, and Ottomans.
Let’s get to know the location before discussing the Galata Tower and its legends…
Researchers have discovered a nearly complete dinosaur fossil dating from about 125 million years ago in northern China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.
The earliest farmers came from a combination of two hunter-gatherer populations during a volatile period, not from a single group as one might imagine.