Archaeologists Find Ancient Wonders Near ISIS Stronghold

Working 20 meters away from ISIS-controlled areas, archaeologists work to uncover an ancient city named Karkemish. More than 500 Turkish soldiers guard this site around the Euphrates River. Artifacts are still being uncovered, and according to the article:

Marchetti said the plan is to open Karkemish to tourists next spring. A 13-foot-high (4-meter-high) concrete barrier will be erected at the site.

http://www.nbcnews.com/science/science-news/archaeologists-find-ancient-wonders-near-isis-stronghold-n249341

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