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"The archeological site of Tell Atchana (ancient Alalakh) is located in the northeastern Mediterranean region of the Republic of Turkey in the state of Hatay. First surveyed in the 1930s by Robert Braidwood, it was subsequently excavated by the British archaeologist Sir Leonard Woolley from 1936- 1939 and after a break during World War II from 1946-1949. K. Aslihan Yener returned to Alalakh in 2000 as part of the Amuq Valley Regional Project surveys which have been on-going since 1995. Sponsored by the Oriental Institute, she directed excavations at Alalakh from 2003 to 2004. In 2006 the yearly excavations at Alalakh became a project on behalf of the Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism and the Mustafa Kemal University in Antakya..."

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Publisher:  The Middle East Technical University