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Vahfin Höyüğü

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

Inventory No 116
   
Old Name
Ancient Name
Highly Probable Ancient Name
   
Latitude N36°40'03.26''
Longitude E37°22'01.48''
Elevation 1664 fit
   
Species Mound (Höyük)
Type Settlement
   
Height 20
Width 160
Lenght 160
Area 25600
   
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 I ~1150-900
Iron Age II ~900-
   

Location and geographical Features

 

Description

It is a medium-sized mound dominating Elbeyli plain and the plain stretching to Syria. On the top are a military post and emplacement pits. An earth road on the southern slope goes up to the post.

 

   

Nearest Ancient Road

   
Survey Findings pottery
   
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