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Çatalhüyük

[chaht-l-hoo-yoo k] /ˈtʃɑt l huˈyʊk/
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a 32-acre Neolithic site in south-central Turkey, dated c6500–5500 b.c., one of the first true cities, characterized by a fully developed agriculture and extensive trading, particularly in obsidian, and having frescoed temples, mud-brick fortifications and houses, and mother-goddess figures.
Also, Çatal Hüyük.
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