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Kartin Harabesi

Locations: Valley (Vadi) River bank , Province: Elazığ , Village: Arapuşağı

Inventory No 219
Old Name
Ancient Name
Highly Probable Ancient Name
Elevation 660 m.
Width 50 m.
Lenght 150 m.
Area 7500
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
Iron Age I ~1150-900

Location and geographical Features



It is now flooded by the Karakaya Dam Lake.



Nearest Ancient Road

Survey Findings Many sherds of Middle-Late Bronze Age central Anatolian Hittite, plain simple, coarse and painted wares (ware types 3.3, 3.4, 3.8 and 3.9) and few probable sherds Iron Age wares have been collected (Özdoğan 1977: 68).
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