Excavation at Çatalhöyük, Turkey
The excavation at Çatalhöyük in southern Turkey began in 1958 and scholars continue to actively search for artifacts at the site. Items found at Çatalhöyük have shown that the site has been inhabited since Neolithic times beginning in approximately 7100 BCE. Artifacts found at Çatalhöyük include a rich collection of art including sculptures and wall paintings. Mirrors made of obsidian and textile fragments have also been uncovered by archeologists.
This source is a part of the Analyzing Material Objects methods module.
Photo credited to Dr. Colleen Morgan