In one of the cities in Turkey in the course of excavation were damaged historical buildings belonging to the ancient era. Authorities have already launched an inquiry into the conflict.
During illegal excavations on the ruins of the ancient metropolis of Castabala were damaged historical artifacts. The incident happened in the province of Osmaniye in the South-East of Turkey. Excavations of "black archeologists" was conducted using the excavator on an area of about 50 sq. m.. the Police have initiated an investigation of the conflict, RIA Novosti reported referring to Turkish publication Hurriyet.
Ruins of Castabala (Hierapolis) are in 15 km from the metropolis Osmaniye. In the old settlement remained all the features of antiquity. There are ruins of an aqueduct, an amphitheatre with a capacity of 5 thousand people, temples and Roman baths. Excavations in the metropolis held since 2009.
Earlier during illegal excavations "black archeologists" revealed in Cairo, the temple of the era of Thutmose III. As we were informed Days.<url>, Egyptian Ministry of antiquities and cultural heritage of the allegedly subsidized XV centuries before our era. Experts have told that the historical object more than 3 thousand years.
According to the rules of the country, unauthorized excavations prosecuted, in connection with which the diggers were arrested. But after they were released, as the area where there was a conflict, to this day had nothing to do with historically important.
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