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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jeffrey Becker Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Apr 28, 2023 10:57 AM History
The Late Bronze Age capital of the Hittite empire (near modern Boğazkale in Turkey). The site was enrolled as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1986.

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settlement, archaeological site


Hattusa is the former capital of the Hittite empire, a Bronze Age civilization of Anatolia. The site is noted for its remarkable architecture and for its urban layout. Occupied as early as the sixth millennium BC, the site was eventually abandoned ca. 1200 BC.

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Jeffrey Becker, Néhémie Strupler, Max Gander, Carolin Johansson, Tom Elliott, and Rune Rattenborg, 'Hattusa: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2023 <> [accessed: 25 September 2023]

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