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tell

a large mound resulting from the accumulation of rubbish on a long-settled site, esp one with mudbrick buildings, particularly in the Middle East

Tell

William, German name Wilhelm Tell. a legendary Swiss patriot, who, traditionally, lived in the early 14th century and was compelled by an Austrian governor to shoot an apple from his son's head with one shot of his crossbow. He did so without mishap

Tell

 

a type of archaeological remain in Middle Asia, the Caucasus, and the Near East. A tell is a hill or mound composed of remains of ancient structures and filled with their cultural strata.

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Caption: NEOLITHIC CATTLE The settlement of Qatal Huyuk, which dates to c.
Feminist critics have even disputed the designation of Minoan Crete, Catal Huyuk and pre-classical Greece--so often taken as representative of the pre-patriarchal world--as matrifocal (Eller 2000: 34, 100-101; Ruether 2005: 28 ff; Talalay 1994: 166 ff).
Decapitation was very common and reported from many sites in Jordan and Palestine: Basta, Bayda, Jericho, Ain Ghazal, Wadi Shuieb, Abu Ghosh, Baysamun, Nahal Oren and Catal Huyuk (Kirkbride 1960, 40; Mellaart 1964, 64; 1970, 6; Perrot 1967, 267; Ferembach & Lechevallier 1973, 224; Noy et al.
(20.) Esto ayuda a explicar, al menos en parte, por que las sociedades patriarcales han tenido una curva de desarrollo tecnologico mas empinada que la que ha caracterizado a sociedades matriarcales o no patriarcales, tales como la minoica (que cayo a manos de la civilizacion micenica, superior en terminos militares si bien era muy inferior en otros ordenes de la civilizacion) o la de Catal Huyuk. La tecnologia relacionada con el mejoramiento de condiciones de vida tiende a ser incremental y derivativa, mientras que la relacionada con lo militar favorece la invencion y la innovacion
(11.) Seguindo e estendendo os argumentos de Jane Jacobs, bem como apoiando-se na pesquisa arqueologica de Kathleen Kenyon e Mellaart James, Soja afirma a existencia de uma Primeira Revolucao Urbana com inicio no Sudoeste da Asia ha mais de 10.000 anos: o desenvolvimento de assentamentos urbano pre-agricolas de cacadores, coletores e comerciantes que se identificam com as formas urbanas encontradas em Jerico, no Vale do Jordao e Catal Huyuk no sul da Anatolia.
6700 Catal Huyuk, con 6 000 habitantes en el actual territorio de Turquia, se considera el pueblo mas grande de su tiempo.
(15) Along with other archaeologists who were also trained in the first part of the twentieth century, such as James Mellaart (best known for excavating Catal Huyuk), Gimbutas turned to mythology and folk religion.
Businessman Bekir Huyuk is understood to own the fish and chip shop.
A businessman called Bekir Huyuk is understood to own the fish bar.
Turk bogazlarindan gecen petrol miktari, kendisine halen huyuk bir stratejik deger bicilen ve 1956 yilinda bir savasa yol acan Suveys Kanali'ndan gecen petrol miktarindan daha fazladir.
Hayek's investigations show that eight thousand years ago, Catal Huyuk in Antolia and Jericho in Palestine had become centers of trade between the Black and the Red Seas, even before trade in pottery and metals had begun.