Thursday, July 19, 2007

US, German archaeologists to excavate in ancient city in Gaziantep
The second phase of archaeological excavations were launched to unearth an ancient city in southeastern city of Gaziantep's Islahiye town.

Excavations in Zincirli Tumulus, supported by Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism and University of Chicago, are carried out by a team of German and American archaeologists headed by Professor David Schloen from University of Chicago.

Professor Schloen told the Anatolianh News Agency that they started excavations last year and will continue 10 years at Zincirli.