The aim of this article is to date the relief of a lion found in the Soğmatar cult area in the central district of Şanlıurfa. The draft of this lion relief found in the cult area is quite large and is generally seen as a portal lion dated to BC 1. thousand. It differs from other drafts from the area with its high relief technique and it was made of limestone instead of basalt stone. The Soğmatar cult area is located in an area called Tektek Mountains which 60 km southeast of Şanlıurfa. It is located 40 km northeast of the Harran archaeological site. The Soğmatar cult area

40 km from Sanliurfa Province. Tektek mountains, located to the east and southeast, consist of hills consisting of limestone plateaus in the north-south direction that limits the eastern part of the Harran Plain. From the Paleolithic period on the Tek Tek Mountains there have been many settlements. The most important of these centers is the ancient city of Sogmatar, a sacred area during the Roman period, as well as a necropolis area. The rock Tombs, which were numbered 72 in the Sogmatar Ancient City necropolis, were first carved from the limestone bedrock in the Early Bronze Age and were reused in the Roman period. In order to demonstrate

The god of the Moon Sin, which is one of the gods in an important position since Sumerian Civilization and known with different names in different periods, has a separate prescription in the Mesopotamian pantheon. While playing an important role in the Babylonian and Assyrian religions, he was first known as the chief god of the Ur city, and later became the most important god of Harran. The fact that the archaeological evidence of the Sin cult is found in many places such asSoğmatar, Lower Yarımca and Sultantepe, especially in the center of Harran, shows that it is in an important position throughout Harran Plain and its sanctity.

Soğmatar is located 60 km southeast of Şanlıurfa province, 40 km northeast of Harran district, in an area of important water resources in the Tektek mountains. Sogmatar which seen settlement Calcolitic Age, The Middle and Early Bronze Age, the Iron Age, the Roman Period and the Islamic period until today, Soğmatar attracts attention with the worship of the Moon God Sin, especially in the 2nd century AD. The area where Soğmatar is located mostly consists of rocks in the form of low hills. This area, which has rocks that are easy to process, was also used as a necropolis in both the Early Bronze Age and the Roman

Preliminary Archaeoacoustic Analysis of a Temple in the Ancient Site of Sogmatar in South-East Turkey The archaeoacoustic properties and physical phenomena of a site in South East Anatolia (Turkey), described from ancient times as a religious and knowledge centre, were studied. An experiment of resonance and research of local physical phenomena by UV photography took place over one day to establish the properties of this underground site using SBSA protocol. The preliminary study found some interesting peculiarities that confirm a deep knowledge of resonance phenomenon at frequencies suspected to affect brain activity. On a side wall, we also identified a strong magnetic field that is without explanation.

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