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  • Soli Pompeiopolis archaeopark to open

    on Aug 27, 13 • in Archaeology, Architecture, Conservation, Education, Hellenistic period, Management, Neolithic, News, Turkey • with Comments Off on Soli Pompeiopolis archaeopark to open

     Neolithic and Hellenistic findings at the Soli Pompeiopolis will be displayed in an archaeopark. Professor Remzi Yağcı, who conducted the excavations, says the city dates back 2,000 to 3,000 years The ancient city of Soli Pompeiopolis in Mersin will have a new archaeopark. Professor Remzi Yağcı, who conducted the excavations in the coastal town Soli Pompeiopolis – which dates back 2,000 to 3,000 years – in the Aegean province of Mersin, said they were slanted toward reintegration of the historical area as an archaeopark for international tourism due to great Neolithic, Hellenistic and Roman findings

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  • Diocletian’s palace gets laser facelift

    on Aug 9, 13 • in Architecture, Conservation, Croatia, News, Roman period • with Comments Off on Diocletian’s palace gets laser facelift

    Roman Emperor’s palace in Croatia cleaned in a ten-year project Conservators in Croatia have completed a ten-year project to remove more than 1,700 years of grime from the courtyard of the palace of the Roman Emperor Diocletian (AD244-311), in the coastal city of Split. Lasers were used as the primary method to clean the peristyle of the fourth-century imperial residence—an innovative technique that is normally reserved for cleaning individual sculptures or details of larger architectural elements, as opposed to whole structures. According to the architect Goran Niksic, who works for the city, this is the

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