Archaeologists Believe 3200-Year-Old Hittite Temple Was a Functioning Lunisolar Calendar

July 3, 2019 - General
Yazilikaya, Hittite sanctuary and astronomical observatory, Chamber B. Source: Kpisimon / CC BY-SA 3.0.

Yazılıkaya is a 3,200-year-old building that was known to have been central in religious ceremonies in the capital city of the ancient Hittite Empire, but according to a new scientific theory, it might have served as a working calendar and a sacred clock.

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