Tag: archaeology

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Stone Age Ҫatalhöyük suffered many of today’s inner-city problems

Ҫatalhöyük, near Konya, in southern Turkey, has been internationally famous as a large Neolithic settlement since its discovery in 1958. The 32-acre site is now thought to date back to at least 7,000 BC, and at its height may have housed as many as 8,000 people. Although it was one of man’s earliest attempts at […]

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Ottoman wrecks emerge from the Black Sea by 3D magic

Beautifully-preserved wrecks of the ships which held the mighty Ottoman Empire together have been discovered during a climate-survey of the Black Sea bed. An international team led by Southampton University’s Professor Jon Adams has found over 40 wrecks from the Ottoman, Byzantine and Roman periods using state-of-the-art underwater ROVs (Remotely Operated Vehicles). The stunning remains […]