July 18, 2024 The sun rises from Anatolia

Using 3,500-year-old tablets, bread from the Hittite, Sumerian and Roman periods was baked

July 13, 2024

July 13, 2024

Bread is an indispensable food source in every period of history. In Anatolia, home to the transition to settled life,...

Excavations have started at the Kültepe ruins where the oldest written documents in Anatolia were found

June 10, 2024

June 10, 2024

The 76th year of excavations at Kültepe, an important karum in Anatolia during the Assyrian trade colonies, has begun. Kültepe...

Approximately 2 thousand cuneiform tablets from the Hittite period read by artificial intelligence

May 8, 2024

May 8, 2024

With the project, which is a first in the world, thousands of years old Hittite tablets are read by artificial...

The Hittites’ famous gold-hilted iron dagger was forged from iron with extraterrestrial origins

April 17, 2024

April 17, 2024

The Hittites, the biggest player on the Anatolian civilization stage, were also a pioneering society in the processing and use...

Aygül Süel “We are making big mistakes about the Hittites”

March 30, 2024

March 30, 2024

Prof. Dr. Aygül Süel, Head of the Department of Archaeology, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Hitit University and the director...

A 3,300-year-old tablet found at Büklükale tells of a catastrophic foreign invasion of the Hittite Empire

March 11, 2024

March 11, 2024

The Hittite Empire, considered to be the first centralized state of Anatolia, began to rise around 1600 BC and formed...

In the Hattusa excavations, a decoration piece made of 2,800-year-old elephant ivory was discovered

November 13, 2023

November 13, 2023

A decoration piece made of 2,800-year-old ivory was found during the ongoing excavations in Hattusa (today Boğazköy), the capital of...

The 2800-year-old Hittite goddess figurine found in the Valley of Levent

November 13, 2023

November 13, 2023

A Hittite goddess figurine from the eighth century can be found in the Levent Valley, which was created by a...

The aim is to unearth important findings from the Hittite period in Külhöyük

November 10, 2023

November 10, 2023

The Külhöyük, located in the Gölbaşı district of Ankara, the capital of Türkiye, continues to provide data shedding light on...

The circular structure uncovered at Uşaklı Mound may indicate the sacred Hittite city of Zippalanda

October 19, 2023

October 19, 2023

The circular structure uncovered in the excavations at Uşaklı Mound may potentially indicate the lost Hittite sacred city of Zippalanda....