By David Hopkins
This number of essays stories contemporary paintings in Anatolia. Many papers speak about Hittite faith and tradition, together with the 1st English-language dialogue, via Peter Neve, of the nice Temple at Hattusa. Others overview paintings at later websites together with Aphrodisias and Sardis.
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1991). Over the last decade this analysis has provided some insight into the nature of metal exploitation patterns. Some Aspects of Hittite Metallurgy I t has long been acknowledged that the highland regions of Anatolia, rich in natural resources, were among the earliest places where metallurgy developed. In this region, metallurgy advanced in the Near East and from here metallurgical technologies spread to neighboring Mesopotamia and Syria. Styles and traditions of metalworking exhibit great inventiveness and the products of these techniques—the metal objects themselves—display a virtuosity that often outshines other aspects of technology as a whole.
1992 Sanliurfa Museum/University of California Excavations and Surveys at Titris¸ Höyük, 1991: A Preliminary Report. Anatolica 18:33–60. , and Schlee, D. 1995 Titris¸ Höyük, A Small EBA Urban Center in Southeastern Anatolia: The 1994 Season. Anatolica 21:13–64. , and Lloyd, S. 1967 Private Houses and Graves in the Diyala Region. Oriental Institute Publications 88. Chicago: The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago. Donley-Reid, L. 1990 A Structuring Structure: The Swahili House. 114–26 in Domestic Architecture and the Use of Space: An Interdisciplinary Cross-Cultural Study, edited by S.
In each case, the floor level or ground level of the unit to the southeast was lower than that of the adjacent unit to the northwest. In one case, the terracing step followed the main east–west street, in another, it occurred around an open communal “midblock” between structures. The midblock served essentially as a shared “backyard,” possibly with no access from the street, except through one or more of the domestic units. The placement of the terracing steps, their size, as well as their shared natures, manifest a degree of planning above the level of the individual household.
Across the Anatolian Plateau: Readings in the Archaeology of Ancient Turkey by David Hopkins