Karum Ruins


Carole Raddato
published on 06 April 2019

The ruins of Karum (known today at Kültepe in central Turkey), the capital trading centre of the Assyrian merchants in Anatolia in the first quarter of the 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). Karum Ruins. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10414/karum-ruins/

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Raddato, Carole. "Karum Ruins." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 06 Apr 2019. Web. 04 Jun 2023.