The employees of Turkish museum found Armenian graves in a cave in the historic fortress of Sanliurfa, a city in south-eastern Turkey.
Archaeologists began excavations at the foot of the historic fortress opposite legendary “fish lakes”, Hurriyet reported. The graves of Armenians were discovered in the cave. Besides, in the Armenian graves the archeologists reportedly found a royal throne, as well as images of Jesus, Mary and other saints.
According to Armenian historian Movses Khorenatsi, Urfa (Armenian name of Sanliurfa) was founded by king Abgar who was the first king to adopt Christianity.