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Kümbet Tepe (Alevi Tepe)

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

Inventory No 52
Old Name
Ancient Name
Highly Probable Ancient Name
Species Mound (Höyük)
Type Settlement
Height 8
Width 100
Lenght 80
Area 8000
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

Location and geographical Features





Nearest Ancient Road

Survey Findings The mound contains layers dating to Early Bronze Age II-III, Middle Bronze Age, Late Bronze Age and Late Iron Age. Among the examples dating to Middle Bronze Age are fragments of spherical pottery with internally and externally thickened and round lip, vessels with externally temperate rim, and a piece of spout belonging to a teapot. On the other hand, there are examples of vessels with round body and internal tapered rim in Late Bronze Age.
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