Overview of Alacahöyük Hittite Settlement

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Carole Raddato
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published on 06 April 2019
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Overview of the ruins at Alacahöyük, the site of a Neolithic and Hittite settlement in central Turkey. Alacahöyük was the centre of the flourishing Hattian culture during the Bronze Age. It was later occupied by the Hittites who used the city as their first capital before moving over to Hattusa. The site is located in Alaca, northeast of Hattusa.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2019, April 06). Overview of Alacahöyük Hittite Settlement. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10412/overview-of-alacahoyuk-hittite-settlement/

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Raddato, Carole. "Overview of Alacahöyük Hittite Settlement." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 06, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10412/overview-of-alacahoyuk-hittite-settlement/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Overview of Alacahöyük Hittite Settlement." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 06 Apr 2019. Web. 20 Oct 2021.