Limestone deposits at Sapinuwa-Ortakoy, near Corum, was exploited by the Hittites in the second millennium BC. Location and characterisation of such quarries from the Hittite Period will be one of the Turkey case studies within QuarryScapes.
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The site is included in work-package 2
Use of limestone in Hittite monument
December 2009 New book: a special volume with papers from the QuarryScapes project soon printed.
November 2008 Final workshop: the third QuarryScapes workshop was held in Aswan 12. - 15. October