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Yassıyurt (AS 06)

Locations: Valley (Vadi) Lake bank, Province: Hatay , Village:

Inventory No 4
Old Name
Ancient Name
Highly Probable Ancient Name
Latitude +36 34' 39.6"
Longitude + 036 28'
Elevation 98
Species Mound (Höyük)
Type Settlement
Height 16
Width 90
Lenght 90
Area 8100
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





Nearest Ancient Road

Survey Findings Fair amount of 2nd Millennium BC pottery assemblage from Amuq Valley Regional Project. Shell tempered cookware (LBA I and II), concave shaped shallow bowl (LBA I and II), flanged rim with grooves at the top (MBA I and II), Syro Cilician Ware sherds (MBA I and II), mineral tempered cookware (MBA I and II), comb incised and applied rope decoration (MBA I and II), Grey Burnished Ware (MBA I,II and LBA I). Braidwood, the director of the previous survey project in the same region, noted only LBA for this site (1937).


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