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Harabe Tepe

Locations: Plateau (Yayla) River bank , Province: Malatya , Village: Dedekargın

Inventory No 198
Old Name
Ancient Name
Highly Probable Ancient Name
Elevation 690-700 m.
Species Mound (Höyük)
Width 75 m.
Lenght 50 m.
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

Location and geographical Features



It is now flooded by the Karakaya Dam Lake. Dedekargın village can be reached along the road which turns westwards off the Malatya-Arguvan main road (Özdoğan 1977: 35).



Nearest Ancient Road

Survey Findings Sherds of Middle-Late Bronze Age central Anatolian Hittite wares (ware type 3.3), as well as coarse and painted wares (ware types 3.8 and 3.9) have been collected (Özdoğan 1977: 36).
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