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Yazılıkaya (Hattusa)

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jeffrey Becker
Contributors: Tom Elliott
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Last modified Apr 29, 2023 03:30 PM History
A sacred rock-cut sanctuary of the Hittites. The sanctuary was in use from the late sixteenth century B.C. Many of the reliefs date to the reigns of Tudhaliya IV and Suppiluliuma II in the late thirteenth century B.C.

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sanctuary (religious center)


The rock-cut ensemble of the sanctuary is included as one of the key elements of the UNESCO World Heritage listing for Hattusa.  The UNESCO inscription notes the importance of the sanctuary: "The famous rock sanctuary of Yazılıkaya, which is an open-air temple with two natural chambers cut into the bedrock, lies 2 km northeast of the capital, on a slope of a mountain barrier."

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Jeffrey Becker, and Tom Elliott, 'Yazılıkaya (Hattusa): a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2023 <> [accessed: 03 October 2023]

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