Agricultural times - 10.000 years  19th century

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The agrarian city-state of Çatal Hüyük

The agrarian city-state of Catal Hüyük

Elevation map of Çatal Hüyük
Southern Anatolia, Turkey
Neolithic , from 6500 up to 5700 years BP
Original drawing by Nadine Grosgurin,
from Çatal Hüyük, Ed. Tallandier, 1971

Urbanism is noted : every house is of a rectangular shape, the walls stand in straight line, yards open the space between the blocks of buildings.... Functionnal districts are not yet spoted but only buildings of specific usage are distinguished (housing, sanctuaries,...).

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