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Summary

Hittite Quary and Statue Workshop. Karakız Belediyesi Kazankaya Mevkii - Sorgun/YOZGAT

Class:

  • Workshop or industry
  • visible
  • Location ± 5-25 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Hapisboğazı

Hapis Boğazı - Hittite workshop

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

The field scattered with unfinished statues and stone blocks prepeared for sculpture. The quary were used during Hittite Empire period in the Late Bronze Age.

Sources:

  1. http://www.hittitemonuments.com/karakiz/
  2. İ.Taş, Ö. Yılmaz, Ö. S. Gavaz. "Identification of an Unfinished Statue Found in a Quarry at Karakiz, Yozgat, Turkey," in
          L. Feliu, et al (eds.) Time and History in the Ancient Near East, RAI 56, 2013: 833-38
  3. http://www.academia.edu/6354910/The_Hittite_Stone_and_Sculpture_Quarry_at_Karak%C4%B1z_Kasabas%C4%B1_and_Hapis_Bo%C4%9Faz%C4%B1_in_the_District_of_Sorgun_Yozgat_Central_Anatolia_GEOFFREY_D._SUMMERS_AND_EROL_%C3%96ZEN