This massive wall in the monthly photo from our archive is from Alacahöyük. The sign painted on the wall confuses us. It reads “Hittite the 2nd storey”. After an entertaining discussion on whether it is the second floor of the building, the second row of walls, or the second layer of the archaeological site; we decide that the word “storey” was written instead of the layer… Read More

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