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Gold pendant with granulated ornament. Period: Late Bronze Age Date: ca. 1400-1050 B.C.E. Culture: Cypriot. The oldest evidence of a cult of the bull can be traced back to Neolithic central Anatolia, notably at the sites of Çatalhöyük and Alaca Höyük. Bull depictions are omnipresent in Minoan frescos and ceramics in Crete. Bull-masked terracotta figurines and bull-horned stone altars have been found in Cyprus ,dating back as far as the Neolithic.

Gold pendant with granulated ornament Period: Late Bronze Age Date: ca. Culture: Cypriot Medium: Gold Dimensions: L. cm) Classification: Gold and Silver Credit Line: The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription,

Hallazo prehistórico de Anatolia, procedente de Catal Huyuk.  Museo de Arqueología de Estambúl

Hallazo prehistórico de Anatolia, procedente de Catal Huyuk. Museo de Arqueología de Estambúl

Çatalhöyük,Kemik gerdanlık, Konya Arkeoloji Müzesi, James Mellaart (Erdinç Bakla archive)

Çatalhöyük,Kemik gerdanlık, Konya Arkeoloji Müzesi, James Mellaart (Erdinç Bakla archive)

Catal Huyuk - Stamp seal out of baked clay.

Catal Huyuk - Broken stamp seal out of baked clay.

Ancient City of Catal Huyuk - Unsolved Mysteries In The World

Explore the Greatest Unsolved Mysteries & Unexplained Phenomena of the World featuring Cryptozoology, Supernatural, Paranormal.

In Çatal Höyük, there used to be no streets or pathways. Instead, façade walls touched each other without any gap in-between.

the town of Catal Huyuk dating from 6500 BC was built as an accumulation of residential houses all attached to one another but successively adapted in both two- and three-dimensional space across different levels.

Kilistra Antik Kenti - Konya

Kilistra Antik Kenti - Konya

Çatalhöyük,VII.12 nolu evde bulunan yaban domuzu dişinden üretilmiş gerdanlık, James Mellaart (Erdinç Bakla archive)

Çatalhöyük,VII.12 nolu evde bulunan yaban domuzu dişinden üretilmiş gerdanlık, James Mellaart (Erdinç Bakla archive)

Les Découvertes Archéologiques: Aşıklı Höyük: un site qui remonte à l'aube de la civlisation

Archaeologists uncover human settlement dated to the dawn of civilization archaeologicalnews: “ Aşıklı Höyük, a mound near the banks of the Melendiz River in southern Turkey, lies not far from the.

Çatalhöyük, James Mellaart (Erdinç Bakla archive)

Çatalhöyük, James Mellaart (Erdinç Bakla archive)

Çatalhöyük duvar resimleri gün yüzüne çıkıyor

Çatalhöyük duvar resimleri gün yüzüne çıkıyor

Catal Huyuk | Alternative Archaeology. On one tower, two vultures lie poised with curled wings over a sole human head. Next to that tower, another similar tower, a headless match stick man hanging upside down over it, a vulture on either side, ready to attack. Two figures depart the stair ways at the bottom, wearing knee-length kilts and triangular-shaped high shoulder-pad vests.

Çatal Hüyük excarnation frescoe * On the left, the vultures protect the head, representing the seat of the soul.

Düring, B.S. (2007) The articulation of houses at Neolithic Çatalhöyük, Turkey. In: Beck, R (Ed.), The Durable House, House Society Models in Archaeology, pp. 130-153. Carbondale: Center for Archaeological Investigations. | Bleda During - Academia.edu

Düring, B.S. (2007) The articulation of houses at Neolithic Çatalhöyük, Turkey. In: Beck, R (Ed.), The Durable House, House Society Models in Archaeology, pp. 130-153. Carbondale: Center for Archaeological Investigations. | Bleda During - Academia.edu