Nerik 2010-1, Oymaagac, Turkey

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Taken the 07/09/10
Now in the fourth year of the archaeological excavations in Oymaagac, we hope for the final proof that this is the Hittite religious center of Nerik. Last year there were some cuneiform inscriptions, mentioning the city of Nerik - a strong indication. This year we had some rain, which made the different colours of the ground very well visible and the different layers of the excavation very clear.

In the 2nd millenium B.C. the Hittites ruled an empire the reached from western Turkey to the borders of Egypt.
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Latitude: 41° 12' 28" N, Longitude: 35° 25' 48" E see »

Location: Turkey

Comments on panorama:

Endless expanse and endless patience - nice illustration of archeologists' every-days... :)
By Vil Muhametshin | 10/03/11 - 01:45:02 GMT +0100

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