Don't miss

Replay


LATEST SHOWS

THE DEBATE

Macron in Washington: Can he change Trump's Foreign Policy?

Read more

FOCUS

Catalonia's pro-independence movement tempted by radicalisation

Read more

ENCORE!

Film show: 'May ’68', Director’s Fortnight reloaded, 'A Paris Education'

Read more

IN THE PRESS

Macron and Trump: Dandruff diplomacy?

Read more

PERSPECTIVE

Big data: ‘A key democratic issue’

Read more

MIDDLE EAST MATTERS

Susan Meiselas: Kurdistan through the lens

Read more

BUSINESS DAILY

Global wine production drops to lowest level in 60 years

Read more

MEDIAWATCH

Trump and Macron media moments in the US

Read more

ENCORE!

Photographer Clare Strand explores the causes and consequences of communication breakdown

Read more

Middle East

‘Gate to Hell’ dug up in Turkey, archaeologists say

© Hurriyet

Text by HÜRRIYET DAILY NEWS

Latest update : 2013-04-03

Pluto’s Gate, the legendary portal to the underworld in Greco-Roman mythology, has been located in Turkey's southwestern province of Pamukkale, a team of Italian archaeologists announced at a conference in Istanbul last month.

Pluto’s Gate, the legendary portal to the underworld in Greco-Roman mythology and tradition, has been located in Turkey, according to Italian archaeologists, Discovery News reported.

Pluto’s Gate – known as Ploutonion in Greek and Plutonium in Latin – is reportedly in the southwestern province of Pamukkale, where the ancient Phrygian city of Hierapolis is.

A team of archaeologists led by Italian Professor Francesco D'Andria made the discovery, and it was announced at a conference in Istanbul last month.

Click here to read more on Hürriyet Daily News.

 

Date created : 2013-04-03

  • HURRIYET

    Islam is ‘Europe’s reality’, says Turkey’s EU minister

    Read more

  • HURRIYET DAILY NEWS

    Israel’s Peres calls for friendship with Turkey

    Read more

  • HURRIYET DAILY NEWS

    Istanbul Symphony Orchestra draws attention to Syria

    Read more

COMMENT(S)