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Tell Karadurmuşlu (AS 19)

Locations: Plain (Ova) Valley (Vadi), Province: Hatay , Village:

Inventory No 14
Old Name
Ancient Name
Highly Probable Ancient Name
Latitude +36 28' 29.8"
Longitude +036 22'
Elevation 104
Species Mound (Höyük)
Type Settlement
Height 20
Width 30
Lenght 60
Area 1800
Periods Middle Bronze Age I Karum ~2000/1950-1700
Middle Bronze Age II Old Hittite ~1650-1550/1500

Location and geographical Features





Nearest Ancient Road

Survey Findings Very small amount of 2nd Millennium BC pottery assemblage from Amuq Valley Regional Project. Possible Syro-Cilician Ware body fragment and mineral tempered cookware are indicators of MBA. Braidwood, the director of the previous survey project in the same region, also noted MBA for this site (1937).


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