the Phrygians destroyed all the important towns in Central Anatolia eliminating
the Hittite Empire, fragments of the Late Hittite Kingdoms sprang up around
central and southeast Anatolia.
The Late Hittite Kingdom in Cappadocia was the Tabal kingdom, which extended
over Kayseri, Nevsehir and Nigde. Rock monuments from this age, with
Hittite hieroglyphics can be found at Gulsehir-Sivasa (Gokcetoprak),
Acigol-Topada, and Hacibektas-Karaburna.