4th season excavations continue at Şanlıurfa Castle

Excavations continue at the historical Urfa Castle, which is located at the top of the Balıklıgöl Campus, the symbol of Şanlıurfa, and attracts attention with its dominant position over the city.

According to the statement made by the Metropolitan Municipality, the 4th season excavations are being carried out in the historical castle in cooperation with the Governorship and the Metropolitan Municipality, under the coordination of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. His opinions were included in the statement Urfa Castle Head of Excavations and Batman University Faculty of Science and Letters Department Lecturer Prof. Dr. Gülriz Kozbe, excavationHe stated that the problems continue in 4 areas. Gülriz Kozbe said: “Şanlıurfa CastleIt is possible to see many civilizations in . First of all, there is a serious Roman dominance in the region. After Rome was divided into two, the region remained under the rule of Eastern Rome. It is becoming Byzantium. After that there is the Arab Emirates. There are Abbasids, Ayyubids, Mervanis, Zengis. It is possible to find the living spaces of many cultures here in the castle. “Our aim is to reveal the archaeological data of these periods with their small finds, that is, their pottery, coins, jewelry and weapons.”

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