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Ruins of Kanesh


Carole Raddato
published on 06 April 2019
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The ruins of Warsama’s palace, King of Kanesh, at Kültepe in central Turkey, the capital of the ancient Kingdom of Kanesh and centre of a complex network of Assyrian trade colonies in the 2nd millennium BCE. The palace is one of the oldest examples of the Anatolian/Hittite palaces dating back to 1800-1750 BCE.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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