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  • 8,400-Year-Old Settlement Unearthed In İzmir’s Ulucak Tumulus

    09/26/2006 3:55:49 PM PDT · by blam · 11 replies · 814+ views
    8,400-year old settlement unearthed in İzmir’s Ulucak Tumulus Monday, September 25, 2006 İZMİR - Turkish Daily News A team of archaeologists working at the Ulucak tumulus, located in İzmir's Kemalpaşa district, have unearthed a Neolithic settlement area dating back some 8,400 years, an archaeologist announced last week. Archaeologist Fulya Dedeoğlu of Ege University told the Doğan News Agency that excavations had been under way in the area since 1995. She said they believed their latest discovery could be the oldest settlement dating from the Neolithic period unearthed to date and added that further excavations on the lower levels could reveal...