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Archaeologists discover lost city that may have conquered the kingdom of Midas

February 22, 2020 - General

Archaeologists from the Oriental Institute have discovered a lost ancient kingdom dating to 1400 BC to 600 BC, which may have defeated Phrygia, the kingdom ruled by King Midas, in battle.

A tip from a local Turkish farmer led archaeologists to this stone half-submerged in an irrigation canal.
Inscriptions from the 8th century BC are still visible [Credit: James Osborne]University of Chicago scholars and students were surveying a site…

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