Excavations at Türkmen-Karahöyük will be commencing soon. This is a major archaeological site in the Konya Plain, with an occupation spanning approximately the end of the Late Chalcolithic to the late Hellenistic periods (ca 3500-30 BCE). The excavation is being sponsored by Bilkent University, The University of Chicago, Oriental Institute at Chicago, Loeb Classical Library Foundation, British Institute at Ankara, Oxford University, and other private donors.