This is Catal Huyuk, one of the best preserved examples of a Neolithic farming village in the world. Conduct online research about Catal Huyuk and write 2-3 interesting facts about this archeological site. Be sure to include where you found your information in your post.
~Dated around 7500 B.C, Catal Huyuk is the largest and best preserved Neolithic site found to date.
~James Mellaart, the man who was responsible for bringing the Catal Huyuk( which was discovered in 1961) to worldwide attention.
~The eastern settlement formed a mound which is said to have risen 20 meters above the plain during the latest Neolithic occupation.
October 14th, 2008 homework
-Catal Huyuk is the oldestand the largest Neolithiccity found.
-it is belie
ved that it is haunted.People think this is why nobody settled there after the orginal builders left the site.
-Domesticated animals did exist and that was a big change from nomadic life.
-There were 3 volcanoes that erupted bout 1 million years ago and produced the obsidian found at Catal.
-The dig season here is from mid June to late August.
~Catal Huyuk is is the first and only Neolithic City found.
~In Catal Huyuk the houses were made of mud brick.
~It was bulilt in around 6,500 B.C
~Catal Huyuk was abandoned about 5,000 BC.
-Catal Huyuk was one of the world's first towns to be built.
-It was build in turkey in 6,500 BC.
-Catal Huyuk had a population of 6,000.
-The houses i Catal Huyuk were build out of mud and they were build close
together to were as they were touching.