Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology

2014 Edition
| Editors: Claire Smith

Duru, Refik

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Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-0465-2_2369
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Basic Biographical Information

Refik Duru was born in Kadıköy, İstanbul, in 1958. He graduated from Istanbul University’s Prehistory Department in 1958. In 1960, he was employed as an assistant in the Ancient Near Eastern languages and Cultures Department. He was promoted as Assistant Professor in 1972 and as Professor in 1978. Duru served as head of the Protohistory and Near Eastern Archaeology Department at Istanbul University until his retirement in 1999.

Major Accomplishments

Refik Duru participated in studies such as the survey research project of Islahiye region, and in the Yesemek, Tilmen, Gedikli, Çatalhöyük excavations as a board member of the research teams. In 1973, he conducted the Değirmen Tepe excavations as a part of the Keban Project. Within the content of Burdur Antalya Regional Research studies, he led the Kuruçay Höyük and Höyücek excavations, beginning from 1976. His studies mostly focused on the neolithization of the Lake District and in this context, he conducted...

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Further Reading

  1. Duru, R. 1979. Keban Projesi değirmentepe Kazısı 1973 (Keban Yayınları, Seri III, 2). Ankara: ODTÜ.Google Scholar
  2. - 1994. Hacılar’ın En Erken Kültürleri Gerçekten Çanak Çömlekli mi idi? Anadolu Araştırmaları XIII:1-12.Google Scholar
  3. - 1996. Höyücek Kazıları – 1990/Höyücek excavations – 1990 summary. Belleten 1.VIII (223):725-45.Google Scholar
  4. - 1999. The Neolithic of the Lake district, in M.Özdoğan (ed.) Neolithic in Turkey: 165-191. İstanbul: Arkeoloji ve Sanat.Google Scholar
  5. - 2000. Burdur Bölgesi Araştırmaları ve Kuruçay Höyük Kazıları, in O.Belli (ed.) Türkiye Arkeolojisi ve İstanbul Üniversitesi (1932-1999): 54-8. Ankara: Başak Matbaacilik ve Tanitim Hizmetleri.Google Scholar
  6. - 2003. Unutulmuş Bir Başkent- Timen. A forgotten capital city. İstanbul.Google Scholar
  7. - 2004a. The largest sculpture workshop of the ancient Near East. İstanbul: TURSAB Kultur Yayinlari.Google Scholar
  8. - 2004b. Bademağacı Kazıları 2003/Excavations at Bademağacı in 2003, in Anadolu Akdeniz Arkeoloji Haberleri- News of archaeology from Anatolia’s Mediterranean areas: 15-20.Google Scholar
  9. - 2005. Gedikli, in Eciclopedia Italiana: 83. Roma.Google Scholar
  10. - 2007a. Der Siedlungshügel von Bademağacı, in Badisches Landesmuseum (ed.) Vor 2.000 Jahren in Anatolien. Die ältesten Monumente der Menschheit. Landesausstellung Baden-Württemberg im Badischen Landesmuseum Schloß Karlsruhe 20.1.–17.6.2007: 143. Stuttgart: Badisches Landesmuseum Karlsruhe.Google Scholar
  11. - 2007b. Batı Akdeniz Bölgesi’nde Neolitik’e Geçiş, in K.Dörtlük et al. (ed.) III. Likya Sempozyumu. Sempozyum bildirileri I: 225-30. İstanbul.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.IstanbulTurkey