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Belentepe Höyüğü

Locations: Plateau (Yayla) , Province: Kilis , Village: Belentepe

Inventory No 124
Old Name
Ancient Name
Highly Probable Ancient Name
Latitude N36°57'28.89''
Longitude E37°03'38.79''
Elevation 2236 fit
Species Mound (Höyük)
Type Settlement
Height 20
Width 200
Lenght 200
Area 40000
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 mound settlement. The top and the west slope are used as fields. The modern village occupies the northwestern destruction area.



Nearest Ancient Road

Survey Findings pottery


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