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Karababa Harabesi

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

Inventory No 214
Old Name
Ancient Name
Highly Probable Ancient Name
Elevation 660-690 m.
Type Settlement
Width 130 m.
Lenght 180 m.
Area 23400
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.



Nearest Ancient Road

Survey Findings Few sherds of Middle-Late Bronze Age fine, central Anatolian Hittite, plain, coarse and painted wares (ware types 3.1, 3.3, 3.4, 3.8 and 3.9) have been collected (Özdoğan 1977: 23)
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