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Karamelik Höyüğü

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

Inventory No 113
   
Old Name
Ancient Name
Highly Probable Ancient Name
   
Latitude N36°47'28.93''
Longitude E37°15'09.31''
Elevation 2132 fit
   
Species Mound (Höyük)
Type Settlement
   
Height 25
Width 180
Lenght 180
Area 32400
   
Periods Middle Bronze Age I Karum ~2000/1950-1700
Middle Bronze Age II Old Hittite ~1650-1550/1500
Late Bronze Age II Imperial Hittite ~1350-1150
Iron Age II ~900-
   

Location and geographical Features

 

Description

It is a medium-sized conical mound with village houses on its south and west slopes. The west and noth sections were destroyed by soil conveyance. Foundation stones are obvserved in the destruction area in the west. A basalt stele with a relief of god Tesub belonging to the Late Hittite Period was found in a filed in northwest of the mound.

 

   

Nearest Ancient Road

   
Survey Findings Pottery, basalt stele
   
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