The Goddess And The Bull Summary

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1. James Mellart accidently found the Catalhoyuk and started excavating. A British archaeologist team accidentally stumbled. This event left an impression on James Mellaart, who was a member of the archaeologist team. He started to excavate with help of his wife Arlette. His first excavation performed for about 39 days, and found some houses, pottery and wall art. 2. Ian Hodder, one of James Mellart’s student at the University of London, was inspired by James Mellart’s excavation and reopened excavations at Catalhoyuk in 1993. After reopening the excavation, he has worked with Turkish and international teams each summer. 3. At first, it was hard to find some information which I want, because there are not many banner on the web page. However, after I used the searching machine by entering the correct words, I could find the information what I want exactly. During the web search, I heard about the Catalhoyuk for the first time. After I read the summary of the site, I was shocked because the Catalhoyuk looks like a well-constructed, town even though it was built in 7,400 BCE. The site was entirely interesting, and the summary of it was not detailed but …show more content…

The web page told me about the brief summary of the book ‘The Goddess and the Bull’. This book includes the story of Catalhoyuk, which is located in Turkey and archaeological site of tremendous importance, from a variety of angles. Also, it provides the contents of the process of archaeology and Neolithic sites. 5. The expression, ‘Dawn of Civilization’, captured my eyes, also the reviews were great. Before I read the review, I just thought that this book is also boring because the book is about the historical stories. However, the reviewers wrote that the book is fascination, enjoyable and easy to read. These kinds of words make the book sound interesting to me, because I like the book which is easy to read. Eventually, not the explanation of the book, but he customer reviews make the book sounds

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