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Summary

Neo-Hittite quarry

Class:

  • Workshop or industry
  • visible
  • Location uncertain
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Tel Battal Shamali

Tel Battal Shamali

Inscription of Cekke [Jekke]

Luwian inscription

Tell Qaramel [Tel al-Qaramel] in Syria

Neolithic settlement.

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

The Late Hittite Sikizlar basalt quarry is located ca 40 km to the SW of Carchemish.

See:

  1. Özgür Harmansah, Cities and the Shaping of Memory in the Ancient Near East, Cambridge University Press 2013, p. 181,
  2. VPeter Roger Stuart Moorey, Ancient Mesopotamian Materials and Industries: The Archaeological Evidence, Eisenbrauns, 1999, p. 32