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AS 138 - Tell Saluq

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

Inventory No 164
Old Name
Ancient Name
Highly Probable Ancient Name
Latitude N 36 13' 49.1"
Longitude E 036 24'
Species Mound (Höyük)
Height 13
Width 75
Lenght 50
Area 3750
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

Location and geographical Features



Small prominent site - clearly a real tell - with a low bench (area C) around most of perimeter; the bench has been cut by an irrigation channel on the W and N sides; mound is partly covered by shrub but large parts of the mound are bare and especially the W and S slopes are covered by a dense litter of sherds



Nearest Ancient Road

Survey Findings Pottery
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