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Samadolu Höyüğü

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

Inventory No 56
Old Name
Ancient Name
Highly Probable Ancient Name
Species Mound (Höyük)
Type Settlement
Height 15
Width 100
Lenght 70
Area 7000
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

Location and geographical Features





Nearest Ancient Road

Survey Findings The mound contains settelements dating to Early Bronze Age I-III, Middle Bronze Age, Late Bronze Age, Middle Iron Age, Late Iron Age, Hellenistic and Roman Period. Among the examples dating to Middle Bronze Age are fragments of a pot with internally thickened lip and round body, a vessel with everted rim and carinated body and, a piece of a body with horizontal handle. The only example dating to Late Bronze Age is a fragment of a pot with internally and externally thickened lip and lightly flaring rim.


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