Ancient Anatolian cultures

WHS representing or belonging to Ancient Anatolian civilizations.

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Arslantepe Mound Arslantepe 4th millennium levels show fundamental changes in human relations in the period of State formation, which involved Eastern Anatolian and Mesopotamian societies. (...) The location of Arslantepe in an area outside the conventional borders of Mesopotamia, also shows that the mountainous regions surrounding the alluvial plains of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers have greatly contributed to the rise of State civilizations in the old world. (Executive summary, p. 2-3)
Erbil Citadel In the early part of the 3rd Millennium BC, the Hurrians from Asia Minor were the first to establish Urbilum (Erbil).
Göbekli Tepe One of the Neolithic settlements in Anatolia
Hattusha Hatti and Hittite cultures
Troy Assuwa league: Wilusiya is commonly identified with Ilion (Troy)
Xanthos-Letoon Lycians


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