A resident of Turkey accidentally found traces of an unknown civilization in the courtyard of the house

In Turkey, a citizen accidentally discovered traces of a previously unknown civilization in the backyard of a house. Estimated

scientists, human remains and ancient artifacts more8,500 years. It turned out that scientists learned about the sensational find two years ago, but still carefully concealed any information about it, reports Hurriyet Daily News.

Stumbling upon unusual objects in the ground, a residentTurkey turned to archaeologists to have experts study the finds. Scientists did not expect the preliminary excavations to be fruitful. However, they turned into a full-scale archaeological study that took over two years.

As a result of field work in the yardIn an apartment building, scientists discovered 11 human skeletons, approximately 8,500 years old, as well as musical instruments from the same period with three holes. Archaeologists have found varieties of wheat used to make bread and pasta, and grains such as lentils and barley.

“We discovered the first villages of humancommunities that came here 9,000 years ago and stayed here for almost ten centuries, ”said Ercan Fidan, head of the excavation. He added that the people living in the region knew how to farm and also tamed the animals.

Researchers believe that at this place inprehistoric times there could be a settlement unknown to them. At the same time, experts have not yet been able to attribute the finds to any of the known civilizations. The unknown remains will be examined in detail in the laboratory of the Department of Anthropology at Hacettepe University.

“In the very near future, we strive to learn a lot about the age, gender, diseases of these people, as well as what kind of food they ate,” the scientists conclude.

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