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Buried With Turtles: The Symbolic Role Of The Euphrates Soft-Shelled Turtle (Rafetus Euphraticus) In Mesopotamia
(Cambridge Univ Press, 2016)
Excavations at Kavus, an Hoyuk (southeastern Turkey) have revealed evidence of the use of turtles, tortoises and terrapins in post-Assyrian funerary practices. Of particular significance are the remains of the Euphrates ...