Norik ancient site: An ancient site that will be gone forever

Another ancient site will be other victim of dam projects in Turkey. Norik ancient site which is in Bingöl province will be under the dam lake. During the excavations, An Urartu resident site was unearthed.

It became a rescue excavation for the region. Many items from Urartu period were unearthed. Carvings of Urartus’ have a deep impact for historical background because they reflect Urartu art and war history.

Also Byzantine period was discovered. All of the pieces will be exhibited to Bingöl Museum.

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