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Gediksaray Höyüğü

Locations: Plain (Ova), Province: Amasya , Village: Gediksaray

Inventory No 50
   
Old Name Varay
Ancient Name
Highly Probable Ancient Name
   
Latitude
Longitude
Elevation
   
Species
Type Settlement
   
Height 15
Width 350
Lenght 150
Area 52500
   
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 II ~900-
   

Location and geographical Features

 

Description

 

   

Nearest Ancient Road

   
Survey Findings During the researches, it is observed that the mound contains layers dating to Early Bronze Age II-III, Late Bronze Age, Middle Iron Age, Late Iron Age, Hellenistic and Roman Period. The only example dating to Early Bronze Age is a fragment of a round pot with an inverted rim and flat base.
   
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