New Discoveries at Çatalhöyük: A Neolithic “Town” in Central Turkey
Date and Time: Saturday, February 25, 2012 - 2:00pm
Location: Florence Gould Theater, Legion of Honor
Presented by: Dr. Ian Hodder, Dunlevie Family Professor, Department of Anthropology and Director, Stanford Archaeology Center, Stanford University
Çatalhöyük is a 9000-year-old site in central Turkey long famous for its enigmatic art and symbolism and its large size at a very early date. Since 1993 Ian Hodder has been conducting excavations at the site with an international team of archaeologists and scientists. In this talk he will outline some of the more recent results regarding the economic, social, and religious lives of the inhabitants of this ancient settlement.
Cost: Free / AAC members; suggested donation $5 / non-members