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Cafer Harabesi

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

Inventory No 200
Old Name
Ancient Name
Highly Probable Ancient Name
Elevation 665-675 m.
Species Mound (Höyük)
Height 10 m.
Width 100 m.
Lenght 220 m.
Area 22000
Periods Middle Bronze Age II Old Hittite ~1650-1550/1500
Late Bronze Age I Middle Hittite ~1550/1500-1350
Iron Age I ~1150-900

Location and geographical Features



It is now flooded by the Karakaya Dam Lake.



Nearest Ancient Road

Survey Findings One sherd of Middle-Late Bronze painted ware (ware type 3.9) and few sherds of Iron Age coarse wares (ware type 4.7) have been collected from the mound (Özdoğan 1977: 58).
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