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Ancient Hittite site in Turkey to be made open-air museum

A lion sculpture carved in the Hittite style.
A lion sculpture carved in the Hittite style. Image by J Brew / CC BY-SA 2.0

A number of ancient Hittite sculptures found in the Central Anatolian province of Yozgat are set to be reorganised into an open-air museum, according to Turkey’s Cultural and Tourism Ministry. The project, titled the ‘Open-Air History and Culture Park Museum,’ will provide context to the sculptures, which date back to 1200 BC. Read more: hurriyetdailynews.com