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Kantara Höyüğü

Locations: Plain (Ova), Province: Kilis , Village: Ceritler (former Kantara Village)

Inventory No 110
   
Old Name
Ancient Name
Highly Probable Ancient Name
   
Latitude N36°44'13.24''
Longitude E37°16'23.88''
Elevation 2051 fit
   
Species Mound (Höyük)
Type Settlement
   
Height 7
Width 160
Lenght 250
Area 40000
   
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

 

Description

Höyüğün kuzeybatı eteklerinde kiklopik taşlarla inşa edilmiş sur duvarına ait izler görülmektedir. The mound is largely covered by the modern village. The debris of the recently abandoned village houses and fields were piled in its northwestern part

 

   

Nearest Ancient Road

   
Survey Findings pottery
   
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