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Alahan Höyüğü

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

Inventory No 128
   
Old Name
Ancient Name
Highly Probable Ancient Name
   
Latitude N36°39'51.07''
Longitude E37°26'13.67''
Elevation 1679 fit
   
Species Mound (Höyük)
Type Settlement
   
Height 25
Width 270
Lenght 400
Area 108000
   
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

It is a oval-shaped mound lying in northeast-southwest direction. Its slopes are flattaned and are mostly covered with modern village houses. There is a 19th century limnestone house and a solar well on the top of the mound. The house is surrounded by a basalt wall.

 

   

Nearest Ancient Road

   
Survey Findings pottery
   
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