Hasankeyf

Hasankeyf

Hasankeyf is an ancient town located along the Tigris River in the Batman Province in southeastern Turkey. The town is an ancient settlement that has witnessed many civilizations from Bronze Age to present times (Hurrians, Assyrians, Persians, Romans, Byzantines, Seljuks, Ayyubids, Mamluks and Ottomans). Much of the city and its archeological sites are at risk of being flooded with the completion of the Ilisu Dam.

Site Information

Country: Turkey

District: Batman Province

Category: Historic Cities and Regions

Site History: Second Millennium BC

Oldest Culture: Bronze Age

Later Cultures: Mixed

Site Features: Mixed Monuments

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