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.
The Catal Huyuk is one of the worlds first towns it is built of clay its population consisted of about 6,000 people. The houses did not have doors the people entered through a hatch on the roof. The people must have walked on the roofs.They grew wheats and barley and herded animals they also had dogs.Scientist do not know if they had a religion or if it mattered. They banished 5,000 B.C but the must common cause would have been climate change.
Catal Huyuk was one of the world's first towns. It was built in Turkey about 6,500 BC not long after farming began. Catal Huyuk had a population of about 6,000.
Catal Huyuk was abandoned about 5,000 BC. Nobody knows why but it may have been due to climate change.Catal Huyuk was then forgotten for thousands of years till it was rediscovered by James Melaart in 1958. He began excavating Catal Huyuk in 1961.
The Catal Huyuk was one of the world's first towns. It was built in Turkey not long after farming began. It probably had a population of about 6,000. The Catal Huyuk houses were made of mud brick and houses were built touching against each other. They did not have doors and people entered through hatches in roofs. Since houses were built touching each other the roofs acted as streets which People must have walked across them. Although Catal Huyuk was a true town as least some of its people lived by farming. They grew wheat and barley and they raised flocks of sheep and herds of goats. They also kept dogs, as well as farming the inhabitants also hunted animals like wild cattle, wolves, foxes and leopards. Catal Huyuk was abandoned about 5,000 BC. Nobody knows why but it may have been due to climate change. Catal Huyuk was then forgotten for thousands of years till it was rediscovered by James Melaart in 1958. He began excavating Catal Huyuk in 1961.
catal huyuk was a large neolithic and chalcolithic seetlement in southern anatolia, turkey. It dates back to 7500 b.c. The population of this city varied between 5,000 and 8,000 people estimate. The people lived in mud-brick houses that were made touching each other there were no streets between the houses. Most houses were accesed through holes in the roof. It was first discovered in 1961 by James mellaart.
Catal Huyuk was one of the worlds first towns.Catal Huyuk probably had a population of about 6,000.
In Catal Huyuk the houses were made of mud brick. Houses were built touching against each other. They did not have doors and houses were entered through hatches in roofs.People in Catal Huyuk wore clothes woven from wool. They also wore jewellery made of stone, bone and shell.
Chatal Huyuk is the largest Neolithic sight in the East. The village is 13 hectares large (32 acres). The people who lived in this village grew mainly wheat,, barley and peas.. it was a very civilized society.