Brill’s New Pauly Supplements II - Volume 9 : The Early Mediterranean World, 1200–600 BC

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2.6.11. Tuwana and Karatepe
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[German source]

Tuwana is the name given to a region of southeast central Anatolia, ringed to the south and southwest by the Taurus Mountains. Other ‘frontiers’ cannot be established in detail, particularly given that they probably fluctuated over time. The centre was the city of Tuwana, which Hittite texts call Tuwanuwa [11447–449]; [10176]. The name also occurs in Phoenician as twn [16316], and it lived on in the Classical Period as Tyana (Kemerhisar). Modern overbuilding limits the scope for archaeological investigation [5]; [17]. Excavations at  Kınık Höyük near Altunhisar [14…

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Aro, Sanna, “2.6.11. Tuwana and Karatepe”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements II - Volume 9 : The Early Mediterranean World, 1200–600 BC, English edition by John N. Dillon; Translated by Duncan A. Smart (2018). Original German-language edition: Frühgeschichte der Mittelmeerkulturen: Historisch-archäologisches Handbuch. Herausgegeben von Anna-Maria Wittke. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 2. Staffel, herausgegeben von Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 10. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2015). Consulted online on 15 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-3418_bnps9_COM_007812>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20180517



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