Carchemish

Carchemish

Carchemish, also, was an important ancient capital in the northern part of the region of Syria. At times during its history the city was independent, but it was also part of the Mitanni, Hittite and Neo-Assyrian Empires. Today it is on the frontier between Turkey and Syria.

Site Information

Country: Turkey

District: Gaziantep Province

Site History: Third Millennium BC

Oldest Culture: Bronze Age

Later Cultures: Mixed

Site Features: Mixed Monuments

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