Çatalhöyük (Turkis pronunciation: [tʃaˈtaɫhøjyc]; an aa Çatal Höyük an Çatal Hüyük; çatal is Turkis for "fork", höyük for "moond") wis a very lairge Neolithic an Chalcolithic proto-ceety settlement in soothren Anatolie, which existit frae approximately 7500 BC tae 5700 BC, an flourished aroond 7000 BC.[1]

Çatalhöyük
Çatalhöyük with surroundings..jpg
Çatalhöyük at the time o the first excavations
Çatalhöyük is locatit in Turkey
Çatalhöyük
Shawn within Turkey
LocationKüçükköy, Konya Province, Turkey
RegionAnatolie
Coordinates37°40′3″N 32°49′42″E / 37.66750°N 32.82833°E / 37.66750; 32.82833Coordinates: 37°40′3″N 32°49′42″E / 37.66750°N 32.82833°E / 37.66750; 32.82833
TeepSettlement
History
FoonditApproximately 7500 BCE
AbandonedApproximately 5700 BCE
PeriodsNeolithic tae Chalcolithic
Site notes
AirchaeologistsGowd
AinershipNine
Offeecial nameNeolithic Steid o Çatalhöyük
TeepCultural
Criteriaiii, iv
Designatit2012 (36t session)
Reference no.1405
State PartyTurkey
RegionEurope an North Americae

ReferencesEedit

  1. Langer, William L., ed. (1972). An Encyclopedia of World History (5th ed.). Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company. p. 9. ISBN 0-395-13592-3.