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3,500 Years Ago, Hittites Sacked and Razed an Unwary City

September 1, 2019 - General
Left: The excavation site at Zincirli, southern Turkey. (Lucas Stephens)Top Right: Baking and cooking pots and trays found at Zincirli, including a ceramic pot with soot still left on the bottom from when it was last used (left). Bottom Right: Items found at Zincirli include bronze needles stored in a bone case (top left), a bronze figurine of a goddess (left), and animal knucklebones often used as dice (bottom). (Roberto Ceccacci)

Archaeologists in Turkey have unearthed a city that was sacked by the Hittites over 3,500 years ago.


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