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Turquía y sus huellas: Hattusa,… muralla y esplendor

Turquía y sus huellas: Hattusa,… muralla y esplendor

Excavations at the Central Anatolian province of Çorum’s Alacahöyük site, one of the significant centers of the ancient Hittite civilization and Turkey’s first national excavation field, have unearthed various artifacts in a 3,700 year-old mine factory.

Excavations at the Central Anatolian province of Çorum’s Alacahöyük site, one of the significant centers of the ancient Hittite civilization and Turkey’s first national excavation field, have unearthed various artifacts in a year-old mine factory.

Great Temple of late bronze age Hittite capital, Hattusas, Bogazkoy Turkey

Great Temple of late bronze age Hittite capital, Hattusas, Bogazkoy Turkey

Eflatunpınar Monument Located 22 km from the town of Beyşehir, the site is a combination of a spring and a Hittite monument displaying the gods of earth and sky. The monument stands on the north edge of a roughly 34 by 30 meter rectangular pond. The upper part of the monument has 12 figures. At the center are the main god and goddess, and around them 10 spirits or heraldic hybrid creatures supporting the the two winged sun disks above the gods and an enourmous winged sun disk above them.

Eflatunpınar Monument Located 22 km from the town of Beyşehir, the site is a combination of a spring and a Hittite monument displaying the gods of earth and sky. The monument stands on the north edge of a roughly 34 by 30 meter rectangular pond. The upper part of the monument has 12 figures. At the center are the main god and goddess, and around them 10 spirits or heraldic hybrid creatures supporting the the two winged sun disks above the gods and an enourmous winged sun disk above them.

Hattusa Ancient Hittite City

Hattusa and Yazilikaya : Ancient City of the Hittites

Hattusa was the ancient capital city of the Hittite civilization and is known for the Sphinx's gate, Lion's gate, unknown warrior and Yazilikaya sanctuary.

Yalburt Hittite Pool This monument is located in a summer meadow named Yalburt about 23 km northwest of the town of Ilgın in the province of Konya. The site was coincidentaly discovered in 1970 when a bulldozer was cleaning a hillside. It has been excavated in early 1970s by Raci Temizer, the director of the Anatolian Civilizations Museum.

Yalburt Hittite Pool This monument is located in a summer meadow named Yalburt about 23 km northwest of the town of Ilgın in the province of Konya. The site was coincidentaly discovered in 1970 when a bulldozer was cleaning a hillside. It has been excavated in early 1970s by Raci Temizer, the director of the Anatolian Civilizations Museum.

The Kings Gate of Hattusa, the Hittite Empire in Turkey.

The Kings Gate of Hattusa, the Hittite Empire in Turkey.

Alacahöyük  Çorum - antik kent

Hittites - Alacahöyük in Çorum, Turkey

Archaeologists have unearthed part of the 3,700-year-old city wall of Hattuşa, capital city of the ancient Hittites, in the northern province of Çorum.

Archaeologists have unearthed part of the city wall of Hattuşa, capital city of the ancient Hittites, in the northern province of Çorum.

Anadolu Medeniyetleri Müzesi / The Museum of Anatolian Civilizations (Ulus, Ankara)

Anadolu Medeniyetleri Müzesi / The Museum of Anatolian Civilizations (Ulus, Ankara)

Hattusa was the ancient capital city of the Hittite civilization and is known for the Sphinx's gate, Lion's gate, unknown warrior and Yazilikaya sanctuary.

Hattusa and Yazilikaya : Ancient City of the Hittites

Hittite, stairs in the castle entrance, Kargamış, (Kurt Bittel) (Erdinç Bakla archive)

Hittite, stairs in the castle entrance, Kargamış, (Kurt Bittel) (Erdinç Bakla…

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