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Kumsurun Höyüğü

Locations: Plain (Ova), Province: Kilis , Village: Geçerli (former Kumsurun)

Inventory No 137
   
Old Name
Ancient Name
Highly Probable Ancient Name
   
Latitude N36°43'04.91''
Longitude E37°31'38.19''
Elevation 1852 fit
   
Species Mound (Höyük)
Type Settlement
   
Height 20
Width 200
Lenght 250
Area 50000
   
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 settlement. The modern village occupies the south and southwest slopes. Cultivation of the surrounding fields flattened the slopes. The northern section is steep, while is its south and west sections are more inclined.

 

   

Nearest Ancient Road

   
Survey Findings pottery
   
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