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Aspendos Festival spreads over two months in 2012


The Aspendos International Opera and Ballet Festival will be organized during two different months for its 19th edition in 2012.

Hattuşa reunites with sphinx


The Boğazköy Sphinx, which was brought to Turkey from the Berlin Pergamon Museum on July 28 after long-running talks with German officials, will go on display Nov. 26 in its home with its other counterpart that has been on display at the Istanbul Archaeology Museum.

Secret Turk heroes of Zeugma Mosaic Museum


The world’s largest mosaic museum, the Zeugma Mosaic Museum, which recently opened in the southeastern province of Gaziantep, is displaying mosaics that have been unearthed during excavations in the ancient city of Zeugma and surrounding Gaziantep. The mosaics on viewhave been restored by a ...

Rodin’s 'wounded woman' discovered


A French art expert Thursday unveiled evidence he says proves that a silver statuette of a “wounded woman” is an unknown work by Auguste Rodin, depicting his lover and disciple Camille Claudel.

'Body landscapes' goes on display in the capital


“The Body as a Landscape,” an exhibition by world-famous Mexican sculptor Jorge Marin, opened at Ankara’s Cer Modern Art Center yesterday, offering visitors an artistic challenge for a reflection on human existence and a journey into inner worlds.

Historic Byzantine-era palace in Turkey to be restored


Damatrys Palace, one of the most extensive remaining examples of Byzantine architecture, was constructed 14 centuries ago.

Ishak Pasha Palace restoration to see completion in 2013 in Turkey


The Ministry of Culture and Tourism started restoration on the palace in November of last year, allocating around TL 8 million to the project.

Kilyos Castle in Turkey to be restored to former glory


The İstanbul Special Provincial Administration has announced that it plans to restore Kilyos Castle, a centuries-old fortification that was reconstructed during the Ottoman period, to bring it back to its former glory.

Relics of a 5,000-year-old port found in southern Turkey


Diving off Seki village of Alanya, underwater archaeologists found the place of the port of Syedra Ancient City.

Turkey's Mardin prepares to become World Heritage site


Mardin, in southeastern Turkey, is a city where many religions and languages have coexisted in peace for centuries.

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