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Leylit Höyük

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

Inventory No 115
   
Old Name
Ancient Name
Highly Probable Ancient Name
   
Latitude N36°41'06.78''
Longitude E37°06'21.69''
Elevation 1995 fit
   
Species Mound (Höyük)
Type Settlement
   
Height 25
Width 220
Lenght 250
Area 55000
   
Periods Middle Bronze Age I Karum ~2000/1950-1700
Middle Bronze Age II Old Hittite ~1650-1550/1500
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

 

Description

The mound was heavily destroyed in the 80’s due to soil conveyance, land clearing and illegal digs and now only one quarter survives. There is a small spring, now a marsh, to the east of the settlement.

 

   

Nearest Ancient Road

   
Survey Findings pottery
   
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