Deep within Turkey’s biggest lake, archaeologists made a fascinating discovery. A 3,000-year-old fortress was found during an underwater excavation of Lake Van.
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The fortress likely comes from the Urartu civilization. The water level of Lake Van was hundreds of meters lower during the Urartian occupation of the lake. As the water level of the lake rose, the fortress was all but forgotten…until now!
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Underwater Fortress Discovered Under Turkish Lake | National Geographic