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Hittite Historical Atlas

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

Inventory No 209
Old Name
Ancient Name
Highly Probable Ancient Name
Elevation 690 m.
Species Mound (Höyük)
Height 2-3 m.
Width 50 m
Lenght 50 m
Area 2500
Periods Middle Bronze Age II Old Hittite ~1650-1550/1500
Late Bronze Age I Middle Hittite ~1550/1500-1350
Iron Age I ~1150-900
Iron Age II ~900-

Location and geographical Features



It is now flooded by the Karakaya Dam Lake.



Nearest Ancient Road

Survey Findings Two painted sherds probably belonging to Middle-Late Bronze have been found. Few sherds of Iron Age coarse, red-slipped and painted wares (ware types 4.7, 4.8 and 4.9) have been collected (Özdoğan 1977: 37).
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