Our trip started in Ankara, the capitol of Turkey. The next day, we were on the road meandering towards our ultimate destinations in southeastern Turkey. One of our first stops was the very interesting Hittite city of Alacahöyük, which dates back to 5500 BC, and continues up to 300 BC. Keeping in mind that one of the focuses of this trip is the investigation of megalithic stones at the various sites, this place did not disappoint. It had an interesting mix of the huge stones which I assume are the oldest, with the smaller and cruder stones used in the newer construction. It looked as if the older site was deconstructed and some of the megaliths were reused, while others were left strewn about.
Here are the remains of a megalithic wall.