Returning to the Neolithic Near East, Pearson's (forthcoming) carbon and nitrogen stable isotope analysis of isolated crania at Boncuklu Hoyuk indicates that these individuals had a different diet than that of individuals recovered from primary intramural burials and may represent outsiders to the community, or a subset of the community who consumed different types of food (Baird et al.
Remodeled human skulls in Kosk Hoyuk (Neolithic age, Anatolia): A new appraisal in view of recent discoveries.
The 3,124 animal bones from the West Slope of Hacimusalar Hoyuk yielded insight into the dietary habits of inhabitants from the Early Bronze Age (EBA II) through modern times.
ANALYSIS OF THE FAUNAL REMAINS FROM THE NORTH SLOPE OF HACIMUSALAR HOYUK.
Given the ages of Kazane Hoyuk and Tell Baider, it seems fair to conclude that the inhabitants of these northern cities were among the first to employ calligraphy as an essential element in the organisation of their daily lives outside of the original Sumer territory.
The discoveries at Kazane Hoyuk and Tell Baidar indicate otherwise and suggest that the Sumerians were not only responsible for establishing cities as a form of human settlement but also for spreading the idea to the rest of the Middle East and across the world.
The neolithic site of Catal Hoyuk
(not a Mesopotamian site, but located on the Konya plain in southwestern Turkey) is used to discuss the application of various methods, including regional survey, geoarchaeology, surface planning, and excavation.
When discussing a plaque with human figures from Catal Hoyuk
that had been interpreted as copulation, Garfinkel says that the pose "could be interpreted as a dancing posture.
Gorny in this journal, the Hittite town of Zippalanda is indeed to be identified with the modem site of Alaca Hoyuk, and ancient Ankuwa is probably to be equated with Eskiyapar.
Gorny has published a review article (JAOS 117 : 549--57) of my book Zippalanda: Em Kultzentrum im hethitischen Kleinasien (1994), in which he rejects my identification of Zippalanda with Alaca Hoyuk and of nearby Kalehisar/Karahisar with Mt.
The article focuses on the outline and surface collections found on Hacibeyli, a PPN site located one hundred kilometers east of Asikli Hoyuk
1) the tablets from Masat Hoyuk provide a badly needed fixed-point in the northern Halys Basin (Masat H.
2 extends through 1991, with thirty new volumes of texts from Bogazkoy and from Masat Hoyuk.
Popko attempts to secure the identification both of Zippalanda with the well-known Hittite settlement at Alaca Hoyuk
Like the majority of archaeological field projects conducted in eastern Turkey and Syro-mesopotamia these days, the Kurban Hoyuk
expedition was part of a salvage operation, one of a string of such projects undertaken along the Euphrates in Turkey and Syria.