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Carole Raddato
published on 06 April 2019
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Kültepe, formerly known as Kanesh and Karum, was part of the network of trading settlements established in central Anatolia by Assyrian merchants from Ashur (northern Mesopotamia) in the early 2nd millennium BCE. This period was called the “Assyrian Trading Colonies Period“.

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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). Kültepe Ruins. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10413/kultepe-ruins/

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