Arslantepe

Arslantepe

Arslantepe, also known as Melid, is an archaeological site locted on the Tohma River, a tributary of the upper Euphrates, Malatya Province, Turkey. The site has been inhabited since the Uruk period, and it includes many archaeological remains dating back to the Bronze and Iron Ages. The site was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2021.

Site Information

Country: Turkey

District: Malatya Province

Category: Historic Cities and Regions

Site History: Fourth Millennium BC

Oldest Culture: Uruk Period

Later Cultures: Bronze Age + Hittite

Site Features: Bronze Age & Hittite Monuments


World Heritage Site

Official Name: Arslantepe Mound

Date of Inscription: 2021

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