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Adelphi University is a private, nonsectarian university located in Garden City, in Nassau County, New York, United States.
Afghanistan (Pashto/Dari:, Afġānistān), officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country located within South Asia and Central Asia.
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Alalakh (Hittite: Alalaḫ) was an ancient city-state, a late Bronze Age capital in the Amuq River valley of Turkey's Hatay Province.
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An alloy is a mixture of metals or a mixture of a metal and another element.
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The Amik, Amuk, or Amuq Valley (الأعماق al-A’maq) is located in the southern part of Turkey, in the Hatay Province, close to the city of Antakya (Antioch).
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Anatolia (from Greek Ἀνατολή, Anatolḗ — "east" or "(sun)rise"; in modern), in geography known as Asia Minor (from Mīkrá Asía — "small Asia"), Asian Turkey, Anatolian peninsula, or Anatolian plateau, is the westernmost protrusion of Asia, which makes up the majority of the Republic of Turkey.
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Ancient Roman architecture developed different aspects of Ancient Greek architecture and newer technologies such as the arch and the dome to make a new architectural style.
Archaeology or archeology, is the study of human activity in the past, primarily through the recovery and analysis of the material culture and environmental data that has been left behind by past human populations, which includes artifacts, architecture, biofacts (also known as eco-facts) and cultural landscapes (the archaeological record).
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Assyria, a major Mesopotamian East Semitic kingdom and empire of the Ancient Near East, existed as an independent state for a period of approximately nineteen centuries, from the 25th century BC to 605 BC, spanning the mid to Early Bronze Age through to the late Iron Age.
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Bronze is an alloy consisting primarily of copper, commonly with about 12% tin and often with the addition of other metals (such as aluminium, manganese, nickel or zinc) and sometimes non-metals or metalloids such as arsenic, phosphorus or silicon.
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The Bronze Age is a time period characterized by the use of bronze, proto-writing, and other early features of urban civilization.
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Burial or interment is the ritual act of placing a dead person or animal, sometimes with objects, into the ground.
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Cassiterite is a tin oxide mineral, SnO2.
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A chemical substance is a form of matter that has constant chemical composition and characteristic properties.
Biologically, a child (plural: children) is a human between the stages of birth and puberty.
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Columbia University (officially Columbia University in the City of New York) is a private Ivy League research university in Upper Manhattan, New York City.
Copper is a chemical element with symbol Cu (from cuprum) and atomic number 29.
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A crucible is a container that can withstand very high temperatures and is used for metal, glass, and pigment production as well as a number of modern laboratory processes.
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A crystal or crystalline solid is a solid material whose constituents, such as atoms, molecules or ions, are arranged in a highly ordered microscopic structure, forming a crystal lattice that extends in all directions.
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A Doctor of Philosophy degree (often abbreviated Ph.D., PhD, D.Phil., or DPhil) or a Doctorate of Philosophy, from the Latin Doctor Philosophiae, is a type of doctorate awarded by universities in many countries.
Foothills are geographically defined as gradual increases in elevation at the base of a mountain range.
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Garden City is a village in the town of Hempstead in central Nassau County, New York, in the United States.
A granular material is a conglomeration of discrete solid, macroscopic particles characterized by a loss of energy whenever the particles interact (the most common example would be friction when grains collide).
A hill is a landform that extends above the surrounding terrain.
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History (from Greek ἱστορία, historia, meaning "inquiry, knowledge acquired by investigation") is the study of the past, particularly how it relates to humans.
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The Hittites were an Ancient Anatolian people who established an empire centred on Hattusa in north-central Anatolia around 1600 BC.
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The humanities are academic disciplines that study human culture.
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Istanbul (İstanbul), once known as Constantinople, is the most populous city in Turkey, and the country's economic, cultural, and historical center.
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Kestel is an archaeological site in the Taurus Mountains in Turkey.
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Koç University is a private university in Istanbul, Turkey.
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A mill is a device that breaks solid materials into smaller pieces by grinding, crushing, or cutting.
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Mining is the extraction of valuable minerals or other geological materials from the earth from an orebody, lode, vein, seam, or reef, which forms the mineralized package of economic interest to the miner.
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New Rochelle is a city in Westchester County, New York, United States, in the southeastern portion of the state.
An ore is a type of rock that contains sufficient minerals with important elements including metals that can be economically extracted from the rock.
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Petroleum (L. petroleum, from early 15c. "petroleum, rock oil" (mid-14c. in Anglo-French), from Medieval Latin petroleum, from petra: "rock" + ''oleum'': "oil".) is a naturally occurring, yellow-to-black liquid found in geological formations beneath the Earth's surface, which is commonly refined into various types of fuels.
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Pottery is the ceramic material which makes up potterywares, of which major types include earthenware, stoneware and porcelain.
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Prehistory means literally "before history", from the Latin word for "before," præ, and historia.
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A professor, informally often known as full professor, is the highest academic rank at universities and other post-secondary education and research institutions in most countries.
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Ruins are the remains of human-made architecture: structures that were once complete, as time went by, have fallen into a state of partial or complete disrepair, due to lack of maintenance or deliberate acts of destruction.
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Shaft mining or shaft sinking refers to the method of excavating a vertical or near-vertical tunnel from the top down, where there is initially no access to the bottom.
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Silver is a chemical element with symbol Ag (άργυρος árguros, argentum, both from the Indo-European root *h₂erǵ- for "grey" or "shining") and atomic number 47.
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Slag is the glass-like co-product left over after a desired metal has been separated (i.e., smelted) from its raw ore.
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A stream is a body of water with a current, confined within a bed and stream banks.
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The Taurus Mountains (Turkish: Toros Dağları, Ancient Greek: Όρη Ταύρου) are a mountain complex in southern Turkey, dividing the Mediterranean coastal region of southern Turkey from the central Anatolian Plateau.
Tin is a chemical element with the symbol Sn (for stannum) and atomic number 50.
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A tool is any physical item that can be used to achieve a goal, especially if the item is not consumed in the process.
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A tunnel is an underground or underwater passageway, dug through the surrounding soil/earth/rock and enclosed except for entrance and exit, commonly at each end.
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Turkey (Türkiye), officially the Republic of Turkey (Turkish), is a parliamentary republic in Eurasia, largely located in Western Asia, with the smaller portion of Eastern Thrace in Southeast Europe.
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Turkish Americans (Amerikalı Türkler) are Americans of Turkish descent or origin.
Turkish people (Türk milleti), or Turks (Türkler), are a Turkic ethnic group.
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The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.
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The University of Chicago (U of C, Chicago, or UChicago) is a private research university in Chicago, Illinois.
The Oriental Institute (OI), established in 1919, is the University of Chicago's archeology museum and research center for ancient Near Eastern ("Orient") studies.
In geology, a vein is a distinct sheetlike body of crystallized minerals within a rock.
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