The Diyarbakır Advanced Technical School members produce jewelry and numerous stuff with the motifs of the artifacts unearthed through the excavations of the three,000-year-old Zerzevan Castle, which is positioned close to the Çınar district in southeastern Diyarbakır province.
Zerzevan Castle, also referred to as Samachi Castle, sits on a 124-meter (406.8-foot) rocky hill at a strategic level between the traditional cities of Amida and Dara. Due to its location, the fortress dominates all the valley and due to this fact was a key navy settlement through the Roman Empire. It was a scene of nice navy confrontations between the Romans and the Sassanians.
The excavations have been underway on the fortress, listed on UNESCO’s tentative listing for World Heritage websites, for six years. Walls measuring 12 to 15 meters excessive by 1,200 meters lengthy, 21-meter-high remark and protection towers, a church, an administration constructing, homes, grain and weapon warehouses, a Mithras underground temple, rock tombs and water channels have been unearthed with the archaeological works beneath the coordination of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism on the fortress thus far.
A brand new venture has been launched in cooperation with the fortress’s excavation group to introduce historical artifacts of the fortress and thus switch the historical tradition of the location to posterity. As half of the Zerzevan Castle Revives venture, the motifs of the found artifacts are being utilized to jewelry and numerous different merchandise.
Jewelry design workshop staff work within the excavation space on sure days and adapt the motifs of historical artifacts to their designs. They will current their productions by a style present on the fortress.
Jewelry of nice particulars
Associate professor Aytaç Coşkun, the pinnacle of the excavation group, instructed Anadolu Agency (AA) that they unearthed the merchandise utilized by troopers and civilians within the excavation space and that the jewelry amongst them is essential.
Stating that they found numerous varieties of jewelry from belt buckles to necklaces and bracelets from rings to earrings, Coşkun mentioned: “After discovering such jewelry of nice particulars, we understood that the legion troopers of the interval stick with their wives. Also, different jewelry belonging to the wives and kids of the civil society have been unearthed.” Mentioning their joint venture with the Diyarbakır Advanced Technical School, he emphasised that the motifs of these artifacts shall be used not just for jewelry but in addition for garments and plenty of different merchandise.
Şirine Eronat, deputy provincial director of nationwide schooling in cost of the superior technical college, additionally added: “As we would like the works of historical past to be dropped at gentle, we replicate the merchandise obtained by the excavation group to jewelry and clothes with our grasp trainers and academics in our jewelry workshop.”
As half of the multistaged works to adapt historical patterns into jewelry, souvenirs may also be produced quickly to supply to guests to the traditional fortress.