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Onhoroz Tepe

Locations: Plain (Ova), Province: Amasya , Village: Yolüstü

Inventory No 2
Old Name
Ancient Name
Highly Probable Ancient Name
Species Mound (Höyük)
Type Settlement
Height 20
Width 150
Lenght 80
Area 12000
Periods Late Bronze Age II Imperial Hittite ~1350-1150
Late Bronze Age I Middle Hittite ~1550/1500-1350

Location and geographical Features





Nearest Ancient Road

Survey Findings There is evidence related to settlements in Early Bronze Age I-III, Middle Bronze Age, late Bronze Age, Middle Iron Age, Late Iron Age and Hellenistic Period. Among the pottery dating to Middle Bronze Age are fragment of a plate with an internally thickened lip, pottery pieces with internally thickened lip and spherical body, vessels with externally thickened and flat lip and spherical body, and wares with round moulding and straight handle and flaring rim. There are examples of pottery with inverted rim and round body, vessels with externally thickened lip, flaring rim and round body and wares with externally thickened and round lip, everted rim and carinated body in Late Bronze Age.


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