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Ayvalıpınar Höyüğü

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

Inventory No 59
   
Old Name Şerefter
Ancient Name
Highly Probable Ancient Name Turhumit
   
Latitude
Longitude
Elevation
   
Species Mound (Höyük)
Type Settlement
   
Height 10
Width 320
Lenght 300
Area 96000
   
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

 

Description

 

   

Nearest Ancient Road

   
Survey Findings We encountered to a stone cylindrical stamp dating to Assyrian Trade Colonies Period which is exhibited in Amasya Museum now. The pottery encountered in large numbers on the surface can be dated to Assyrian Trade Colonies Period and Old Hittite Period. Among these, dominant pieces are light brown colored, slipped and moderately fired pots and jugs made in fast running wheel.
   
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