Introduction of yataks to
the Konya province?
First, my thanks for producing
this very interesting essay.
In the section about Ketenli, one of
the passages that caught my eye is
The question of the historical
origin of the rugs is interesting. Have they been produced in the area
since Neolithic times, or were they introduced by Horasan
The wording implies that there are only two plausible
sources: invention during the Neolithic or arrival with the Seljuks. I can
think of many other possibilities; invention during the millennia between
the Neolithic era and the Seljuk conquest, for example. Is there
archeological evidence that narrows the possible