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Yazılıbecer Höyüğü

Locations: Plain (Ova), Province: Kilis , Village: Yenideğirmen (former Yazılıbecer village)

Inventory No 133
   
Old Name
Ancient Name
Highly Probable Ancient Name
   
Latitude N36°46'11.87''
Longitude E37°25'28.14''
Elevation 2250 fit
   
Species Mound (Höyük)
Type
   
Height 20
Width 150
Lenght 170
Area 25500
   
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 medium-sized mound with modern village covering its south and west slopes. Abandoned derelict houses occupy the top. Traces of foundations stones of older buildings are observed on the top surface. The mound is covered with stones probably of medieval buildings.

 

   

Nearest Ancient Road

   
Survey Findings pottery
   
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