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AS 187 - Hisarlık Tepesi (Hösürlük Tepesi)

Locations: Valley (Vadi) River bank , Province: Hatay , Village:

Inventory No 173
Old Name
Ancient Name
Highly Probable Ancient Name
Latitude N 36 25' 08.0"
Longitude E 036 22'
Species Mound (Höyük)
Height 4
Width 100
Lenght 175
Area 17500
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

Location and geographical Features



Small, but moderately prominent mound projecting above cotton fields; highest part of mound (3.5 m high) is covered with shrub, weeds and some remaining cereal; this surrounded by a lower bench of shelly grey soils, which stand above the cotton fields and appears to be originally flooded.



Nearest Ancient Road

Survey Findings Pottery
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