Roman Road in Ankara

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Roman Road in Ankara was discovered in 1995 during excavations in the Turkish capital city of Ankara. Greater excavations were made in 2007 and some surprising artifacts were found. A Greek style Hermes statue, probably used as a milestone, was found. Baked ceramics from the 1st century bc, a broken female statue of the late Roman era but the most unexpectedly a lot of smoking pipes of the Ottoman era were unearthed. Archeologists claim there was an Ottoman tea house in the area that’s why people dropped their old smoking pipes here.

Hasan Gülday

Hasan Gülday. Professional licensed tour guide working in Turkey.

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