Catal Hoyuk (Spring term) (HIS 07)

  • Day and time: Wednesday 13:00 - 14:00
  • Length of course: 1 term. Spring (9 Weeks)
  • Number of places: 20
  • Start date: 13 January 2021
  • Description:

    Catal Hoyuk is a town of 10,000 people, artists, sculptors, farmers, hunters and toolmakers that flourished 9,000 years ago for over 2,000 years. First excavated by Mellaart 1961-65 then continuing under Hodder from 1993 it has transformed our understanding of our far past. This course attempts to give a brief description of the site and some of the questions raised.

  • Format: Taught course or activity

  • Tutor: Sheila Farrant
  • In 1965 I studied Arch and Anth in Cambridge when Catal Hoyuk exploded onto our scene and have been fascinated since by it.


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