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Troia

Locations: Plain (Ova) Coastal (Kıyı), Province: Çanakkale , Village: Tevfikiye

Inventory No 234
   
Old Name Hisarlık
Ancient Name Ilion/Ilium
Highly Probable Ancient Name Wilusa
   
Latitude 39,957641
Longitude 26,238585
Elevation 38 m
   
Species
Type Settlement
   
Height 16 m
Width
Lenght
Area
   
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
Iron Age II ~900-
   

Location and geographical Features

 

Description

Settlement mound with 16 m of cultural deposits divided into 10 (formerly 9) main settlement phases (Troia I-X) dating from Early Bronze Age through Late Roman and Byzantine periods; LBA settlement (Troia VI/VII) divided into citadel (mound) and lower town.

 

   

Nearest Ancient Road

   
Survey Findings Biconical bronze seal with Hieroglyphic-Luvian inscription (J.D. Hawkins, D.F. Easton, A Hieroglyphic Seal from Troia, Studia Troica 6, 1996, 111-118.
   
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