Monday, September 7, 2015

weird!..Archaeologists discover 2,800-year-old 'burial jars' in Turkey?

Turkish archaeologists find Kingdom of Uratu  pithos tombs during excavation
Historians believe they have uncovered a series of burial chambers in Turkey dating back to the Kingdom of Uratu, which ruled the country from the mid-ninth century until its defeat by the Medes. Archaeologist are now carrying out the painstaking task of unearthing the pithos chambers, which are like large ceramic jars (above main). They have been discovered in the town of Vans (inset), which was the capital of the ancient kingdom.

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