Assos excavations reveal popularity of fishing in ancient times

October 23, 2019 - General

Archaeological excavations in Assos, one of the most important port cities of antiquity, located within the boundaries of Behramkale village of Ayvacık district of Çanakkale, have unearthed three 2,300-year-old “fish plates” and a “fishing hook,” which are believed to date back to the same period.

Credit: AALocated on the summit and slopes of a volcanic hill at the southern end of the region called “Troas” in ancient times, opposite…

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