Kayseri hazelnut

The hazelnuts eaten by the Assyrians 4000 years ago did not come from Europe

The acquaintance of Anatolia with writing occurred through the Assyrians who established the trading colony of Kültepe/Kanish. The Assyrian traders, who set up a karum in Kültepe, located within the boundaries of present-day Kayseri province in Türkiye, not only engaged in trade but also facilitated the interaction of Anatolia with Mesopotamian culture. During the long-term…

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