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Mysterious 3,200-year-old stone carvings in Turkey finally revealed as ancient Hittite calendar and map of the cosmos

Mysterious 3,200-year-old stone carvings in Turkey finally revealed as ancient Hittite calendar and map of the cosmos

Yazılıkaya rock sanctuary near Ankara depicts more than 90 figures carved into limestone walls Lesser gods are seen marching toward the sun-goddess Hebat and the storm-god Teshub, the supreme deities Archaeologists believe the figures function as an ancient calendar, tracking the lunar cycles and the passing months They also explain the Hittite...

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