November 15, 2012

Archaeologists to Join Taksim Excavations

Ongoing excavations as part of the Taksim Square Pedestrians Project will be monitored by Istanbul Archaeological Museum officials due to the site’s status as a culturally protected area.

Culture Minister Ertuğrul Günay said they had no intention of impeding the excavations, but in the event of a historical discovery the archeologists were there to guarantee that the excavations would continue manually in order to prevent any damage.

Read more on Vestnik Kavkaza: Archaeologists to Join Taksim Excavations

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