Nevalı Çori

Nevalı Çori

Nevalı Çori was an early Neolithic settlement on the middle Euphrates, in Şanlıurfa Province, Southeastern Anatolia, Turkey. The site is known for having some of the world's oldest known temples and monumental sculpture. Together with the earlier site of Göbekli Tepe, it has revolutionised scientific understanding of the Eurasian Neolithic period. The oldest domesticated Einkorn wheat was found there.

Site Information

Country: Turkey

District: Şanlıurfa Province

Site History: Tenth Millennium BC

Oldest Culture: Neolithic

Later Cultures: Neolithic

Site Features: Neolithic Monuments

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