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Departamento de Huanuco - Atlas del Perú

Departamento de Huanuco - Atlas del Perú

ANATOLIA, also known as historical ASIA MINOR. This 1907 map of Asia Minor, showing the local ancient kingdoms - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

ANATOLIA, also known as historical ASIA MINOR. This 1907 map of Asia Minor, showing the local ancient kingdoms - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Hittite (Asia Minor) in Blue, Assyria in Green, Greece in Purple, Egyptian in Yellow (1400 BC)

The rough realms of control from the Hittite Empire (blue), the Middle Assyrian Empire (green), and Egypt (yellow) at the time of the Battle of Nihriya BCE).

Bee Goddess ornaments from Camiros, Island of Rhodes (off the southwest coast of Turkey). Beekeeping with Apis mellifera is thought to have originated in this area and then spread to Egypt and other areas. Bees as female deities is a common theme in many cultures and areas of the world. Honey bee society is organized around a central queen, with the female worker bees as builders of the hive

Bee Goddess ornaments from Camiros, Island of Rhodes (off the southwest coast of Turkey).

Syro-Hittite states - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Viceroyalty of Carchemish / Kingdom of Carchemish Karkamiša c. 1321 BC Carchemish among the Neo-Hittite states

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"Cycladic Goddess Sculptures Cycladic civilization (also known as Cycladic culture or The Cycladic period) is an Early Bronze Age culture of the Cyclades, Greece, in the Aegean Sea, spanning the period from approximately BCE.

Anatolia – The Craddle of Civilization « Cradle of Civilization

Anatolia – The Craddle of Civilization

Çatalhöyük 'Running Figure with Leopard-skin Belt' at Catal Huyuk.

Catal Hüyük  8.000 v.Chr.

Çatalhöyük, localizada en la actual Turquía, también conocida como Çatal Höyük o Çatal Hüyük (del turco çatal: ‘tenedor’, y höyük: ‘túmulo’), es un antiguo asentamiento de los períodos Neolítico y …

Woman’s festive caftan, from Central Anatolia.  Late-Ottoman era, ca. early 20th century.  Non-Muslim (probably ‘Rum’ / Anatolian Greek).  Silk velvet, adorned with gold thread embroidery, golden braid and cordage.  (Source: Antika Osmanlı Tekstil, Istanbul).

Woman’s festive caftan, from Central Anatolia. Late-Ottoman era, ca. early 20th century. Non-Muslim (probably ‘Rum’ / Anatolian Greek). Silk velvet, adorned with gold thread embroidery, golden braid and cordage. (Source: Antika Osmanlı Tekstil, Istanbul).

British Museum (Apr-2005) 195   Basalt lion heads Neo-Hittite, 9th century BC From Carchemish

British Museum 195 Basalt lion heads Neo-Hittite, century BC From Carchemish

Ancient Underground City in Cappadocia Turkey comes to surface.

An underground city found in Turkey’s touristic Cappadocia will “rewrite the history of the city,” according to the mayor in the Central Anatolian Nevşehir province, adding they had discovered people had permanently lived in the underground city

Ephesus, Turkey. The front of a once great library still stands.

Ankara Turkey of this beautiful place in Ephesus Down Marble Street toward Library, Ephesus, Turkey--WOW

13th century, BCE. Winged figures are rare in the Hittite pantheon. A bronze and silver winged figure with a gold cap, kilt, and upturned shoes, holding a broken rod. The best reference for the figurine comes from the open-air sanctuary at Yazilikaya,  in central Anatolia, where images of the Hittite gods were carved in the rock walls of its natural chambers. According to an inscription of a similar figure, he would be  the god Pirinki/ar, a deity associated with the winged divinity Ishtar.

A Hittite bronze and silver winged figure with a gold cap, kilt, and upturned shoes, holding rod of Moses. Yazilikaya, in central Anatolia

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