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Bekere Höyüğü

Locations: Plateau (Yayla) , Province: Kilis , Village: Akdilek (former Bekere village)

Inventory No 114
Old Name
Ancient Name
Highly Probable Ancient Name
Latitude N36°44'29.09''
Longitude E37°00'24.30''
Elevation 1483 fit
Species Mound (Höyük)
Type Settlement
Height 25
Width 110
Lenght 130
Area 14300
Periods Late Bronze Age I Middle Hittite ~1550/1500-1350
Late Bronze Age II Imperial Hittite ~1350-1150
Iron Age I ~1150-900
Iron Age II ~900-

Location and geographical Features



The conical mound rises on a low plataeu, which commands the plain to the south. There are a border post and emplacement pits. To the west of the mound, in the minefield, a stream runs, which forms the Turkish-Syrian border.



Nearest Ancient Road

Survey Findings pottery


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