1300-Year-Old Machete and Ax Found in Assos 1
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As you know, the Ancient City of Assos, located at the end of Behramkale Village of Çanakkale, Although seeing a port city mission in ancient times is one of the richest regions of our country in terms of archeology.

In this region where excavation works have been carried out for about 40 years, Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University Archeology Department Lecturer and Assos Ancient City Excavation Delegation Leader Prof. Dr. New discoveries were made under the leadership of Nurettin Arslan. Arslan and his team, from the Byzantine period t includes an iron knife, an ax and some kitchen utensils that the Byzantines used while cooking. found.

Sword and ax, 7th century

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There are houses in the old times in the area where the excavation is carried out, so the remains under the ground are found. mostly related to daily life, stating Arslan, “Next to utensils, there are tools and equipment used in that period again. These are workshops for drilling, cutting and production. We saw this in the past years in these Byzantine structures, there are many small objects and tools. These are cutting, drilling tools” used the terms.

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The region where the iron knife and ax were used by the Byzantines for sports. What you took out of the Gymnasium, narrating Arslan, gave the following details about the finds; “Although both tools are made of iron, they are very valuable in terms of preserving their proper form and reaching today. It gives us valuable information about the type of tools and tools used in production in that period. All of the finds we encountered in the residential areas were naturally abandoned. They are objects from the Byzantine period in the th century. We can see that these are tools, utensils and utensils used 1300 years ago.”

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