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Catalhoyuk, The First City
An overview of the excavation and mysteries of Catalhoyuk, Turkey.
# 125063 | 3,750 words | 80 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Archaeology (Ancient History and Mediterranean)

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This paper discusses Catalhoyuk, the oldest known city, located in Turkey. The history of its excavation by Mellaart and then by Hodder, as well as an analysis of the findings is examined, followed by a discussion of the mysteries that still remain.

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"There are always mysteries in any archaeological study. The people of the civilization under study are long dead and everything that archaeologists learn about the culture must be deduced from what they find amid the ruins of what once was. Archaeology is the study of ancient cultures in which artefacts and other findings are used as clues in unraveling the enigmas of the prehistoric past. In a ... acre area in the Anatolian plain of Turkey, east of the Carsamba River and near..."

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