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Çatalhöyük, South Area, Building 6.3
Lercari, Nicola
Aboulhosn, Jad
Busacca, Gesualdo
Campiani, Arianna
Cox, Grant
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Data from: A Glimpse through Time and Space: Visualizing Social Memory and History-making at Çatalhöyük
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3-D reconstruction of Çatalhöyük, South Area, Building 6 phase 3, which was built directly above the latest phase of Building 17. The building had been already explored by Mellaart as 'Shrine' VIII.10, but only its last occupation horizon was exposed at that time. Mellaart was dubious regarding the interpretation of this building as a ‘shrine’, as it seemed to lack the symbolic elaboration shown by its successors. More recent excavations undertaken in the 1990s revealed limited evidence of paintings (only monochromatic red panels in the northwestern corner of the main room) and uncovered ten burials. The model ofBuilding 6.3 features an oven located in the dirty area in the south. To notice the absence of the hearth, which was instead located in the side room, and multiple crawl holes to access the storage room
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Lercari, Nicola; Cox, Grant; Busacca, Gesualdo; Campiani, Arianna; Aboulhosn, Jad (2018). Data from: A Glimpse through Time and Space: Visualizing Social Memory and History-making at Çatalhöyük. UC San Diego Library Digital Collections.
Farid, S. 2007b. Level VIII: Space 161, Space 162, Building 4, Space 115, Buildings 21 & 7, Building 6 and Relative Heights of Level VIII. In Excavating Çatalhöyük: South, North, and KOPAL Area Reports from the 1995–99 Seasons, edited by I. Hodder: McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research / British Institute of Archaeology at Ankara.
Mellaart, James. 1966. Excavations at Çatal Hüyük 1965: fourth preliminary report. Anatolian Studies 16:165-191.
Neolithic settlements
Neolithic period
Neolithic architecture

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