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Title: Prehistoric Rock Art Caves in the Middle Taurus Region
Subtitle: Mersin - Arslanlı and Doğu Sandal Caves
Author(s): KAYCI, Orkun Hamza , TÜMER, Hale , ÜNLÜ, Yaşar
Journal: Ancient Near Eastern Studies
Volume: 57    Date: 2020   
Pages: 127-148
DOI: 10.2143/ANES.57.0.3288615

Abstract :
During 2015 and 2016, caves with rock paintings in which red paint is intensively used were discovered in the Arslanlı and Doğu Sandal villages of Erdemli, Mersin. The main purpose of this article is to introduce these recently discovered caves to the academic community. The landscape of the caves, their physical properties and the rock art will be presented and the data we obtained will be evaluated within the context of other examples so far found in Anatolia.

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