Burial site of Urartian nobles unearthed in eastern Turkey's Van

August 4, 2019 - General

Archaeological excavations have unearthed a burial ground belonging to ninth century B.C. Urartian royals in the Van province of eastern Turkey.

Credit: Anadolou AgencyThe burial ground was discovered in the 2,750-year-old necropolis area, which was unearthed two years ago, during the excavation at Cavustepe Castle, a fortified site in the Gurp?nar district.

A team of 22 excavators — including anthropologists, archaeologists, art…

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