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Identifying The Volcanic Eruption Depicted In A Neolithic Painting At Çatalhöyük, Central Anatolia, Turkey
A mural excavated at the Neolithic Çatalhöyük site (Central Anatolia, Turkey) has been interpreted as the oldest known map. Dating to ∼6600 BCE, it putatively depicts an explosive summit eruption of the Hasan Dağı twin-peaks ...
A Rhinocerotid Skull Cooked-To-Death In A 9.2 Ma-Old Ignimbrite Flow of Turkey
Background Preservation of fossil vertebrates in volcanic rocks is extremely rare. An articulated skull (cranium and mandible) of a rhinoceros was found in a 9.2±0.1 Ma-old ignimbrite of Cappadocia, Central Turkey. The ...