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Locations: Plain (Ova), Province: Kilis , Village: Güvendik

Inventory No 106
Old Name
Ancient Name
Highly Probable Ancient Name
Latitude N36°42'16.53''
Longitude E37°22'15.75''
Elevation 1693 fit
Species Mound (Höyük)
Type Settlement
Height 5
Width 70
Lenght 80
Area 5600
Periods Middle Bronze Age I Karum ~2000/1950-1700
Middle Bronze Age II Old Hittite ~1650-1550/1500
Iron Age II ~900-
Late Bronze Age II Imperial Hittite ~1350-1150

Location and geographical Features



The mound has been flattened due to agricultura activities. Near its eastern and western slopes is a dry waterbed belonging to Halep creek. Immediately to its west is a second mound, namely Çatalhöyük-West. It was registered officially in accordance with decision dated and numbered 29.08.1989 and 98 by the cultural anbd natural heritage preservation board of Adana.



Nearest Ancient Road

Survey Findings pottery, flintstone


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