During a cave rescue work carried out in the Dikili district of Izmir, primitive aledollarcer and bone remains, known to date back to 14 thousand years ago , were found. It is thought that the remains found within the scope of the studies conducted with the permission of the General Directorate of Tourism and Tourism Assets and Museums may lead to brand new developments for the history of Western Anatolia .
The studies carried out in the cave revealed that this area continued to be used throughout history . According to the determinations, some rituals were also performed in the cave, which was dedicated to the mother goddess named Kybele in the period from the 6th century BC to the Roman Period. In addition, some remains that were determined to belong to the Ottoman Empire period were also found in the cave. However, no remains in the cave were as important as the tools and bones dating back 14,000 years.
Here is the primitive aledollarser
from the Late Paleolithic Epipalaeolithic that was used 14 thousand years ago The primitive aledollarser, which was found to be Because the Director of the German Archeology Institute , who works with American scientists within the scope of research, Prof. Felix Pirson stated that the found primitive aledollarserine was the first finds left in Western Anatolia from the Epipalaeotic Period . Stating that the presence of flint among the Aledollarser is remarkable, the scientist said the following about the findings they obtained:
The excitement created by the latest Göbeklitepe finds is one of the leading examples in this context. At Göbeklitepe , mankind created the first monumental architectural and plastic works in 10 thousand years BC. Although the Neolithic Age, which includes Göbeklitepe in its early stages, is relatively known; The earlier Paleolithic age in which human beings lived is less known. To date, several Paleolithic finds have been identified in Southern and Southeastern Anatolia and are still being excavated. However, although surface finds belonging to some periods of the Paleolithic Age are known in Western Anatolia, that is, in the Aegean coast and the transition region to Europe, no finds have been identified in an archaeological filling belonging to the Paleolithic Period or the transitional phases to the Neolithic Period. could not be made .
It is important to find aledollarser made of flint from this period. Flint cores , technological pieces and production residues found in the archaeological fillings reveal that the flaking process was carried out in the cave. Although the possibility that the flint raw material was collected from the stream bed in front of the cave can be considered, the question of where exactly people obtained the flint stone has not yet been answered …