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Underwater ancient city in Turkey sparks interest

Underwater ancient city in Turkey sparks interest

Turkey wants to register its historic "Sunken City" in eastern Anatolia to the temporary UNESCO World Heritage list.The city has been submerged in Lake Hazar, located in the Sivrice district of Elazig province, since 1830. The southwestern part of the city is visible at a spot called "Church Island".Scientists have found 4000-year-old archaeological traces from the area surrounding the city.

AA  Tuesday 15:28, 14 August 2018
#hazar
#ancient
#turkish history
#archaeological
#UNESCO World Heritage list
#Lake Hazar
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