Ancient lost city found in Turkey

Published on September 28th, 2011 | by Admin

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Archaeologists have uncovered a 7,000-year-old settlement in the Dardanelles, Turkey.

The settlement was 2,000 years older than Troy, Aslan said. “We know that almost all settlements older than 5,000 years ago were established on high plateaus.” The reason for the settlement pattern in high places has been questioned, he said. “This discovery gives us important clues that people settled deliberately because of the rise and fall of the sea,” he added.

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Story: Anatolia News Agency | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

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