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Yazı Höyük (AS 158)

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

Inventory No 46
Old Name Tell Acarhöyük
Ancient Name
Highly Probable Ancient Name
Latitude +36 19' 38.8"
Longitude +036 34'
Elevation 99
Species Mound (Höyük)
Type Settlement
Height 11
Width 85
Lenght 110
Area 9350
Periods Late Bronze Age II Imperial Hittite ~1350-1150

Location and geographical Features





Nearest Ancient Road

Survey Findings Only 1 possible 2nd Millennium BC sherd from Amuq Valley Regional Project material. The double rim jar fragment suggests a MB II date for this site. Braidwood, the director of the previous survey project in the same region, also noted possible MBA for this site (1937).


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