RESEARCH AND THE EXCAVATION TRACE
Nysa, in the 20th century caught many researcher's interest. Between the years 1907 and 1909, German Walther von Diest kept their excavations and research with a team consisting of archeologists and map makers. Afterwards, in 1921, the Greeks proceeded with the study. İzmir Archeology Museum carried out excavation studies in Gerontikon and the Theatre during the 1960's. Moreover, Aydın Archeology Museum carried out some short-term studies in the stage building of the Theatre in 1980's. The research, excavation and renovation studies in Nysa during the years of 1990 and 2010 were carried out by the team whose president was Vedatİdil, academic member of Ankara University Faculty of Language History and Geography Professor and whose vice president was Prof. Musa Kadıoğlu Professor as of the year 2012.The studies were carried out under the presidency of Aydın Archeology Museum; and with the scientific counseling of Ass. Prof. Serdar Hakan Öztaner, who is one of the academic members of Ankara University Faculty of Language History and Geography.
Excavation and restoration works in Nysa Antique City continue with the permission and fiscal resources of Culture and Tourism Ministry in the year 2014. Yaşar Education and Culture Foundation is one of the most important promoters of the scientific studies carried out in Nysa Antique City; and they keep contributing to the studies carried out in 2014; in fiscal ways; just as they have been doing since 1998.
Nysa Antique City was built on a valley, in an impressive topography; and efforts in scientific publication and promotion have been made on national and international levels in order to keep the city ready to serve national tourism and archeology, with its archeological potential and uncovered glorious structures.