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Sun-baked bricks, trees and reeds were used in the making of the houses. There were wooden sticks between the walls, and the joists on these sticks supported the flat roofs.



The tumulus is a hill with two flat areas with different altitudes. There were a number of excavations here in 1961-19.The houses were one story and the entrance was from a hole opening in the roof. The most beautiful and sophisticated ones belong to the seventh and fifth layers.These pictures are the continuation of the tradition started by Palaeolithic man, who made pictures on cave walls.The remains found are kept at the Konya Archaeology Museum.

Some of these remains are being exhibited, while others are preserved in storage.

Sharp tools were made out of bones and tips of arrows and spears were made out of obsidian.



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