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Wearable submarine to hunt for 2000-year-old computer - tech - 04 June 2014 - New Scientist

Wearable submarine to hunt for 2000-year-old computer - tech - 04 June 2014 - New Scientist | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Like an underwater Iron Man, a diver will fly around the wreck of an ancient Greek ship later this year, looking to shed light on the Antikythera mechanism
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ARCHAEOLOGY - Excavation reveals ancient hair fashion

ARCHAEOLOGY - Excavation reveals ancient hair fashion | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Archaeologists conducting excavations in the northwestern province of Çanakkale’s Ayvacık district have discovered hairpins thought to be over two millennia old, proving that ancient societies also had a pronounced desire to “look good,” according to researchers.

 

“The hairpins show us that there was a high demand for them in ancient times. Maybe their existence shows us that there was a small atelier for hair pin production here,” said Professor Nurettin Arslan of Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University, the head of the excavations, adding that women of the age placed great importance in being well-groomed and stylish.

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ARCHAEOLOGY - Historic stadium found in Aydın

ARCHAEOLOGY - Historic stadium found in Aydın | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
The best-preserved stadium in the Anatolian region has been found at the ancient city of Magnesia in the Aegean
province of Aydın’s Germencik.

 

During excavation in the ancient city of Magnesia, located in the Ortaklar district of Germencik in the Aegean province of Aydın, the best preserved stadium in Anatolia has been unearthed. Excavations and restoration works have continued for 28 years under the leadership of the head of the Ankara University Archaeology Department Professor Orhan Bingöl.

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