Corum varied depending on the mound in the northwest of the county. This mound, the most important Hittite center is 310 m wide and 20 m high. Important east of the very ancient times – is on the western path.

First, in 1835 W. G. The visit by Hamilton Alacahöyük various research since that time and a place that tried to obtain information about the excavations. As substantial excavations here began to be made on behalf of the Turkish Historical Society in 1935. On the mound as a result of this research, four were solid culture age and fourteen structure determination.

The first era of the culture period called BC 3200 – gets into the 2600 year. This mud mounds belonging to the culture of the era, cane, and pottery were found in graves with remains of houses built of thin tree branches.

The period of the second cultural epoch, BC 2500 – 2100 has been eliminated as a result of a major fire. Here could be found only on four royal tombs.

The houses are built after the last building demolitions of the copper age. Streets between the pantry and the oven of the house, gives an idea of ​​the direction of the urban system of the ancient Hittite era. A temple in the Middle Hittite era is unveiled. Also great sewer of the city, streets, sidewalks, and private homes are well laid out developments in this era.

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