Eight. Anatolia

  1. D. T. Potts
  1. Klaus Schmidt

Published Online: 26 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781444360790.ch8

A Companion to the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East

A Companion to the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East

How to Cite

Schmidt, K. (2012) Anatolia, in A Companion to the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East (ed D. T. Potts), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444360790.ch8

Editor Information

  1. University of Sydney, Australia

Author Information

  1. University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 14 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405189880

Online ISBN: 9781444360790

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Keywords:

  • Anatolia;
  • Anatolia, a neglected area in Paleolithic research;
  • Karain Cave, Paleolithic site in Anatolia;
  • Neanderthal/Cro-Magnon collision, and the new hominid;
  • Aurginacian industries in Anatolia, and the Near East;
  • pre-pottery stage of the Neolithic;
  • Epipaleolithic–Neolithic transition, the southern Levant;
  • Gobekli Tepe, and T-shaped pillars;
  • Gobekli Tepe monumentalityf, complex, hierarchy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Anatolia and Its Neighbors

  • The Paleolithic Period

  • The Beginning of the Neolithic Period

  • Göbekli Tepe and the Revolution of Symbols

  • The T-Shaped Pillars

  • The Non-stylized Statues: Guardians of the T-Shapes?

  • Mastering Handicrafts and the Symbol System of the Stone Age

  • Conclusion

  • Guide to Further Reading