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Nerik 10-3

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Now in the fourth year of the archaeological excavations in Oymaagac, we hope for the final proof that this is the Hittite religious center of Nerik. Last year there were some cuneiform inscriptions, mentioning the citiy of Nerik - a strong indication. Here you can see stairs leading down into a subterranean tunnel. This will become an exciting part of the excavation next year. But before that there need some preparations to be done, to avoid a breakdown of the tunnel. The purpose of the tunnel is still completely unknown.

In the 2nd millenium B.C. the Hittites ruled an empire that reached from western Turkey to the borders of Egypt. More panoramas at  www.derPanoramafotograf.com

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A: arch. excavation of Nerik 10-06, Turkey

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Now in the fourth year of the archaeological excavations in Oymaagac, we hope for the final proof tha...

arch. excavation of Nerik 10-06, Turkey

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Now in the 3rd year of the archaeological excavations in Oymaagac, there were some cuneiform inscript...

C: Archaeologic Excavation of Nerik, Turkey

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Here is the Hittite religious center of Nerik. In the 2nd millenium B.C. the Hittites ruled an empire...

Archaeologic Excavation of Nerik, Turkey

D: Archaeological excavation of Nerik 11-08, Turkey

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Short after sunrise work started at the excavation area. Now in the fifth year of the archaeological ...

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E: Archaeological excavation of Nerik 12-02, Turkey

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In 2012 the Turkish ministry of culture had withdrawn the permissions to do an active arch. excavatio...

Archaeological excavation of Nerik 12-02, Turkey

F: Archaeological excavation of Nerik 11-11, Turkey

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For aerial photography there was a multicopter in use with a camera underneath. The only problem was ...

Archaeological excavation of Nerik 11-11, Turkey

G: arch. excavation of Nerik 11-03, Turkey

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Now in the fifth year of the archaeological excavations in Oymaagac, we hope for the final proof that...

arch. excavation of Nerik 11-03, Turkey

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Now in the 3rd year of the archaeological excavations in Oymaagac, there were some cuneiform inscript...

I: Nerik 10-4

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Now in the fourth year of the archaeological excavations in Oymaagac, we hope for the final proof tha...

Nerik 10-4

J: Archaeologic Excavation of Nerik, Turkey

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Archaeologic excavation of Nerik, the religious center of the Hittite empire:In the 2nd millenium B.C...

Archaeologic Excavation of Nerik, Turkey

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