Catal Huyuk


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Ca·tal Hu·yuk

or ça·tal·hö·yük  (chä-täl′hœ-yük′)
An archaeological site in south-central Turkey southeast of Konya. It contains well-preserved ruins of a large Neolithic settlement.
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The examples referred to most often are Minoan Crete, Malta, Catal Huyuk (Turkey) and sometimes pre-classical Greece or 'old Europe'.
Decapitation was very common and reported from many sites in Jordan and Palestine: Basta, Bayda, Jericho, Ain Ghazal, Wadi Shuieb, Abu Ghosh, Baysamun, Nahal Oren and Catal Huyuk (Kirkbride 1960, 40; Mellaart 1964, 64; 1970, 6; Perrot 1967, 267; Ferembach & Lechevallier 1973, 224; Noy et al.
Hayek's investigations show that eight thousand years ago, Catal Huyuk in Antolia and Jericho in Palestine had become centers of trade between the Black and the Red Seas, even before trade in pottery and metals had begun.
For instance, the archeologist Bender (1975) points out that whatever little data Jacobs uses while discussing the neolithic settlement of Catal Huyuk is incorrect, while the economist Michael Walker (1984) points out that Jacobs misunderstands the concept of stagflation and is wrong in assuming that the phenomenon is inexplicable in the context of modern economic theory.
One might also question the omission of certain early maps such as that from Catal Huyuk and the inclusion of cosmological maps from several hunter--gatherer groups, but this is a question of taste.
Eight thousand years ago, the inhabitants of the Neolithic city of Catal Huyuk in Anatolian Turkey appear to have exposed corpses to be stripped of flesh by vultures as part of the preparation for burial.
Elsewhere in the volume the author summarizes the tales of the Dorak Treasure, a hoard to he considered a forgery of artifacts and provenience, and the forgeries of the Catal Huyuk frescoes.
Some of the oldest urban archeological evidence of resource recovery comes from the late Stone Age city of Catal Huyuk, in central Turkey.
Ancient home altars from the Neolithic period were also excavated from sites at Catal Huyuk and Hacilar in Turkey that date back to between 8000 and 6000 BC.
Grain cultivation and domesticated animals were present in the earliest known city, Catal Huyuk in Anatolia (now Turkey), from its inception around 7000 B.
the 11,000-year-old archaeological site of Catal Huyuk in Kucukkoy, Turkey;