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Tell Abdal (AS 174)

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

Inventory No 48
   
Old Name
Ancient Name
Highly Probable Ancient Name
   
Latitude +36 16' 18.2"
Longitude +036 32'
Elevation 106
   
Species Mound (Höyük)
Type Settlement
   
Height 12
Width 175
Lenght 165
Area 28875
   
Periods Middle Bronze Age I Karum ~2000/1950-1700
Middle Bronze Age II Old Hittite ~1650-1550/1500
   

Location and geographical Features

 

Description

 

   

Nearest Ancient Road

   
Survey Findings Large amount of MBA material from Amuq Valley Regional Project. The diagnostics are pithos with applied rope decoration, hemispherical pithos and krater with flanged rim grooved at the top, various globular jars, mineral tempered cookware, jar with double rim, carinated shallow bowl, hook rim bowl, various Syro-Cilician Ware sherds. Braidwood, the director of the previous survey project in the same region, also noted MBA for this site (1937).
   
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