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Oluz Höyük

Locations: Plain (Ova), Province: Amasya , Village: Gökhöyük TİGEM

Inventory No 60
Old Name Yassı Höyük
Ancient Name
Highly Probable Ancient Name
Species Mound (Höyük)
Type Settlement
Height 15
Width 280
Lenght 260
Area 72800
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 I ~1150-900
Iron Age II ~900-

Location and geographical Features





Nearest Ancient Road

Survey Findings The mounds contains layers dating to Early Bronze Age II-III, Middle Bronze Age, Late Bronze Age, Middle Iron Age, Late Iron Age and Hellenistic Period. There are fragments of S profile vessels with round body and internal tapered rim among examples dating to Middle Bronze Age. There are also fragments of pottery with straight rim and spherical body, externally thickened and round lip and flaring rim, externally thickened and round lip and straight rim, and vessels with inverted rim and spherical body.


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