Nevali Çori overview
Modern name(s) Nevali Çori
Region Anatolia
Latitude 37.52512973 N suggest info
Longitude 38.58328595 E
Status Imprecise
Info Nevali Çori was an early Neolithic settlement thate is famous for having revealed some of the world's most ancient known temples and monumental sculpture. Together with the site of Göbekli Tepe, it has revolutionised scientific understanding of the Eurasian Neolithic.
Excavation
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The site was examined from 1983 to 1991 in the context of rescue excavations during the erection of the Atatürk Dam below Samsat. Excavations were conducted by a team from the University of Heidelberg under the direction of Professor Harald Hauptmann. Together with numerous other archaeological sites in the vicinity, Nevali Cori has since been inundated by the dammed waters of the Euphrates.
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37.525130, 38.583286 === 37.525130 N, 38.583286 E === 37° 31' 30.5" N, 38° 34' 59.8" E
Nearest sites Charmodara, circa 21 km (13.1 mi) north-east
Eskitas, Ancoz, circa 24 km (14.9 mi) north-east
Tille Höyük, circa 35.6 km (22.1 mi) north-east
Urfa, Edessa, Sanliurfa, circa 43.1 km (26.8 mi) south-east
Karakus, circa 38.2 km (23.8 mi) north
Göbekli Tepe, circa 45 km (28 mi) south-east
Mount Nemrut, Nemrut Dagi, circa 59 km (36.6 mi) north
Boztepe, circa 61.5 km (38.2 mi) south
Karahüyük, circa 57.7 km (35.9 mi) south-west
Yatirtepe Höyük, circa 64.2 km (39.9 mi) south
Sultantepe, circa 60.1 km (37.3 mi) south-east
Batnae, Markopolis, Suruç, Tell-Batnan, circa 62.6 km (38.9 mi) south
Hacinebi Höyügü, circa 74.6 km (46.4 mi) south-west
Hadatu, Arslan Tash, circa 76.7 km (47.6 mi) south
Surtepe Höyügü, circa 76.8 km (47.7 mi) south-west
Milid, Arslantepe, Malatya, circa 97.3 km (60.4 mi) north
Araban Kalesi, circa 79.2 km (49.2 mi) west
Bellitas, circa 82.9 km (51.5 mi) south-east
Apameia, Apamea, circa 80.2 km (49.8 mi) south-west
Akarcay Tepe, circa 83.6 km (51.9 mi) south-west
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Database ID 6969, created 7 Apr 2012, 18:27, Last changed 10 Apr 2012, 00:41