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Karataş (AS 151)

Locations: Valley (Vadi) Plain (Ova), Province: Hatay , Village: Doğuayrancı

Inventory No 45
Old Name Nejar Tepe
Ancient Name
Highly Probable Ancient Name
Latitude +36 20' 22.4"
Longitude +036 31'
Elevation 101
Species Mound (Höyük)
Type Settlement
Height 8
Width 215
Lenght 300
Area 64500
Periods Late Bronze Age II Imperial Hittite ~1350-1150
Iron Age I ~1150-900

Location and geographical Features





Nearest Ancient Road

Survey Findings Only 1 LB II or Iron I pottery sherd from Amuq Valley Regional Project material. The flat plate could be indicator for either LB II or Iron I occupation of this site. Braidwood, the director of the previous survey project in the same region, also noted LBA for this site (1937).


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