Yesemek Quarry and Sculpture Workshop

Yesemek Quarry and Sculpture Workshop

Yesemek Quarry and Sculpture Workshop is an open-air museum and archaeological site located in Gaziantep Province, Turkey. The site was a quarry in Hittite times and considered to be the largest known stonemasonry workshop from the ancient Near East.

Site Information

Country: Turkey

District: Gaziantep Province

Site History: Second Millennium BC

Oldest Culture: Hittite

Later Cultures: Hittite

Site Features: Hittite Monuments

UNESCO Tentative List

Official Name: Yesemek Quarry and Sculpture Workshop

Date of Submission: 2012

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