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Discovery of artifacts, ancient roads in Aigai drawing visitors

Discovery of artifacts, ancient roads in Aigai drawing visitors​



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The discovery of thousands of artifacts and ancient roads during the excavations in the ancient city of Aigai, one of the 12 Aeolian cities in the western province of Manisa, the history of which dates back to the eighth century B.C., is drawing the attention of visitors.

Yusuf Sezgin, an associate professor at Manisa Celal Bayar University’s (MCBU) Archaeology Department and the head of the excavations in the ancient city of Aigai, said that when excavations started in 2004, the number of visitors to the city, which was 1,000 on average, increased day by day and approached 15,000 over the last year.
 

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