Turkey broke a world record in archaeological excavations last year. Culture and Tourism Minister Mehmet Nuri Ersoy stated that 670 archaeological excavations were carried out in different areas.
Culture and Tourism Minister Mehmet Nuri Ersoy stated that Turkey prioritizes the world in archaeological excavations. Minister Ersoy, on the other hand, announced that Turkey has taken important steps in the fight against museums and smuggling.
670 ARCHEOLOGICAL EXCAVATIONS IN ONE YEAR
In his statement, Ersoy stated that 670 archaeological activities were carried out in 2021, adding that this is a world record.
THIS IS A WORLD RECORD
In his statement, Minister Ersoy said, “With studies ranging from Paleolithic to Neolithic, from classical times to Turkish-Islamic archeology, we carried out a total of 670 archaeological activities, such as excavations, research and similar activities. If I am not mistaken, this was a world record last year. We did this during the pandemic period, friends. I also congratulate you.” recorded his words.