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Kuluşağı Kale

Locations: Hilltop (Tepeüstü) Plateau (Yayla) River bank , Province: Malatya , Village: Kuluşağı

Inventory No 221
Old Name
Ancient Name
Highly Probable Ancient Name
Elevation 690-700 m.
Height 2-3 m
Width 60 m.
Lenght 50 m.
Area 3000
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

Location and geographical Features



The site lies 25 m south of the Fırat-Kuluşağı road. It is now flooded by the Karakaya Dam Lake.



Nearest Ancient Road

Survey Findings Several sherds of Middle-Late Bronze Age painted wares (ware types 3.9 and 3.10) have been collected (Özdoğan 1977: 50).
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