Çatalhöyük (7000-6500, BC) is probably one of the oldest and the biggest Neolithic “city” ever known. This city is remarkable is not only because of evidence found here of the invention of textile and wood cups, and new techniques employed in agriculture but also the highly organized economic, social and religious life. Furthermore, during this era pottery, wall painting and architecture were also developed in Catalhoyuk.

Figurine of a Seated Goddess. Baked clay. Height 4.1 cm,
Width 5.5 cm. Çatalhöyük, level VI, from shrine 61.
Neolithic Period, first half of the 6th millennium BC.
Museum of Anatolian Civilizations.

Hacilar (Burdur) and Kuruçay (Burdur) gave us clues about the Early Chalcolithic period, the neolithic transition from village to town in the lake distirct. In these two settlements the quality of pottery was undeniable and the progress in architectural planing was clearly recognizable. Furthermore, clay or stone implements were replaced by copper ones

Statuette of Goddess. Baked clay. Height 24 cm Width (shoulder)
10.5 cm. Hacilar, level VI, house Q.5 .
Late Neolithic, mid 6th millennium BC. Museum of Anatolian Civilizations.

Belt Clasp. Bone. Height (hook) 5.2 cm Height (eye) 5.2 cm.
Çatalhöyük, level VI, A from shrine E.1, from grave Neolithic,
first half of the 6th millennium BC. Museum of Anatolian Civilizations.

Bone-handled Dagger. (Dagger) Flint. Length 19.5 cm,
Width 4.2 cm; (Handle) Bone. . Length 10.3 cm, Width 4 cm.
Çatalhöyük, level VI, A from a male burial in shrine 29.
Neolithic, first half of the 6th millennium BC.
Museum of Anatolian Civilizations.

Painted Pot. Baked clay. Height 11.2 cm Diameter 17.3 cm. Hacilar, level II A, room P.4 .
Chalcolithic period, 2nd half of the 6th millennium BC.
Museum of Anatolian Civilizations.

Painted Pot. Baked clay. Height 17 cm Diameter 26 cm. Hacilar, level II A, room P.2 .Early Chalcolithic period, 2nd half of the 6th millennium BC. Museum of Anatolian Civilizations.

Small cooking pot and pot stand. Baked clay. (Pot) Height 8.5 cm,
Diameter (rim) 12.2 cm ; (Stand) Height 7.9-8.6 cm Width (base) 5.2-5.5 cm
Çatalhöyük. Neolithic, 6th millennium BC. Museum of Anatolian Civilizations.

Figure of a Double Goddess. Marble. Height 17.2 cm Width 9.7 cm.
Çatalhöyük, level VI, A from shrine 10. Neolithic Period,
first half of the 6th millennium BC. Museum of Anatolian Civilizations.

Painted Jar. Baked clay. Height 51 cm Diameter (body) 14.3 cm.
Canhasan layer 2A. Middle Chalcolithic period,
first half of the 5th millennium BC. Museum of Anatolian Civilizations.

Painted Pot. Baked clay. Height 11.2 cm Diameter 17.3 cm.
Hacilar, level II A, room P.4 .Chalcolithic period,
2nd half of the 6th millennium BC. Museum of Anatolian Civilizations.

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