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a Pleiades place resource

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Last modified Dec 17, 2019 08:15 PM 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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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, and Tom Elliott, 'Hattusa: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2019 <> [accessed: 25 June 2022]

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