Researchers to begin X-raying Kurdish Hasankeyf
|Work on the Zeynel Bey Tomb and around an old Roman bath has started with the use of x-ray technology called geo-radar. ıIt will continue until the end of the year [Credit: DHA/Hurriyet]|
“Geo-radar work will continue until the end of the year. We will also work to find mosaics from the Roman period,” he said.
Excavations will begin June 15 with a budget of 2.5 million Turkish Liras from the Culture Ministry and the Southeastern Anatolian Project Administration, the rector said.
“A scientific team started drilling work on the Zeynel Bey Tomb and around an old bath from the Roman period. University students will also be involved in the excavations when school ends,” Uluçam said.
Source: Hurriyet Daily News [June 04, 2012]