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Müşetil Höyüğü

Locations: Plain (Ova), Province: Kilis , Village: Güvenli (former Tilmiz Village)

Inventory No 117
Old Name
Ancient Name
Highly Probable Ancient Name
Latitude N36°50'39.82''
Longitude E37°16'24.73''
Elevation 2256 fit
Species Mound (Höyük)
Type Settlement
Height 25
Width 170
Lenght 180
Area 30600
Periods Middle Bronze Age I Karum ~2000/1950-1700
Middle Bronze Age II Old Hittite ~1650-1550/1500
Iron Age I ~1150-900
Iron Age II ~900-
Late Bronze Age II Imperial Hittite ~1350-1150

Location and geographical Features



It is a medium-sized conical mound. The modern village is situated immediately to its south. There are ruins of the village houses on the south slope and a large cistern on the northeast.



Nearest Ancient Road

Survey Findings pottery


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