Archaeologists Find Cache Of Tablets In 2,700-year Old Turkish Temple

Tuesday, August 11, 2009 - 05:35 in Paleontology & Archaeology

Archaeological excavations at the site of a recently discovered temple in southeastern Turkey have uncovered a cache of cuneiform tablets dating back to the Iron Age period between 1200 and 600 BCE. Found in the temple's cella, or "holy of holies," the tablets are part of a possible archive that may provide insights into Assyrian imperial aspirations.

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