Yerkapi Poterne

Am höchsten und zugleich südlichsten Punkt der Stadtmauer von Hattuscha (= Hauptstadt der Hethiter, die von ca. 1600 bis 1200v.Chr. ein den ägyptischen Pharaonen ebenbürtiges Reich beherrschten) liegt auf einem künstlich aufgeschütteten Wall das Stadttor Yerkapi. Unter dem Tor führt ein ca. 70m langer Tunnel (=Poterne) durch den Wall nach aussen. Dieser Tunnel wurde in der Kragsteintechnik gebaut und anschliessend der Wall aufgeschüttet. Hattuscha und die hier gefundenen Texte (Tontafeln mit Keilschriftinschriften), gehören zum UNESCO Weltkulturerbe. Weitere Panoramen finden Sie unter www.derPanoramafotograf.com

Copyright: Heiner Straesser Der Panoramafotograf.Com
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 8920x4460
Taken: 29/08/2009
Hochgeladen: 23/12/2009
Aktualisiert: 03/03/2015


Tags: hittite; archaeology; history; hattuscha; unesco world heritage
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