Faculty member receives approval for excavations at Türkmen-Karahöyük

Michele Massa from the Department of Archaeology has received official approval to commence excavations at Türkmen-Karahöyük. This is a major archaeological site in the Konya Plain, with an occupation spanning approximately the end of the Late Chalcolithic to the late Hellenistic periods (ca 3500-30 BCE). The excavation is being sponsored by Bilkent University, The University of Chicago, Oriental Institute at Chicago, Loeb Classical Library Foundation, British Institute at Ankara, Oxford University, and other private donors.

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