Analysis and Interpretation of Neolithic Period Footprints from Barcın Höyük, Turkey

Derya Atamtürk, Rana Özbal, Fokke Gerritsen, Izzet Duyar

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Abstract

Presented here are a pair of preserved footprints discovered in 2014 at the site of Barcın Höyük, a Neolithic site located in northwestern Turkey. The footprints date to approximately 6400 cal. BC. This article provides anthropological estimations for the individuals who left the footprints and discusses the possibility of symbolism using contextual information and ethnographic and archaeological parallels.
LanguageEnglish
Pages163-174
Number of pages12
JournalMediterranean Archaeology and Archaeometry
Volume18
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 9 Jan 2018

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Analysis and Interpretation of Neolithic Period Footprints from Barcın Höyük, Turkey. / Atamtürk, Derya; Özbal, Rana; Gerritsen, Fokke; Duyar, Izzet.

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