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Locations: Plain (Ova) River bank , Province: Kahramanmaraş , Village: Karagöz

Inventory No 69
Old Name
Ancient Name
Highly Probable Ancient Name
Latitude N38° 17' 02.2
Longitude E37° 01' 15.6
Elevation 1165
Species Mound (Höyük)
Type Settlement
Height 17
Width 150
Lenght 125
Area 18750
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



It is situated at the south of Hurman Suyu stream, at a distance of 1 km from the southwest of Afşin-Çoğulhan land route, 2.3 km from the southeast of Tudeğin höyüğü, 8 km from the northeast of Elbistan-Karahöyük,

You may follow this route to go to Çebikcil Höyüğü from Afşin town center.



Nearest Ancient Road

Survey Findings There occurs a small amount of Early Trans-Caucasian pottery on the mound. The important point is that there exists some pieces of slip decorated pottery which is an indicator for the centers located in Elazığ-Malatya, Gaziantep and North Syria. Huge blocks of stone followed through the holed excavated by treasure hunters on the mound refer to the existence of a fortification Wall.


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