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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6200 Comienza la fundicion de cobre en Catal Huyuk.
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.