Tuesday, 28 June 2011

377 TR - Hattusha: the Hittite Capital (1986)

Brief Description

The archaeological site of Hattusha, former capital of the Hittite Empire, is notable for its urban organization, the types of construction that have been preserved (temples, royal residences, fortifications), the rich ornamentation of the Lions' Gate and the Royal Gate, and the ensemble of rock art at Yazilikaya. The city enjoyed considerable influence in Anatolia and northern Syria in the 2nd millennium B.C.
哈图莎:希泰首都

哈图莎是希泰王国以前的首都。它的城市结构,被保留下来的建筑类型(寺庙、皇宫、要塞)、狮子门和皇宫门上华丽的装饰以及亚兹里卡亚的岩石艺术,使它成为杰出的考古遗址。这座城市在公元前2000年时对安纳托利亚及北叙利亚都产生过巨大影响。
Source UNESCO WH website http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/377
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