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Locations: Plain (Ova), Province: Kahramanmaraş , Village: Demirciler

Inventory No 73
Old Name
Ancient Name
Highly Probable Ancient Name
Latitude N37° 21' 58.29
Longitude E37° 1' 56.03
Elevation 528
Species Mound (Höyük)
Type Settlement
Height 10
Width 127
Lenght 86
Area 10922
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



It is situated at the north of Demirciler village, at a distance of 200 m from the east of Aksu Çayı stream.

You may follow this route to go to Adahöyük from the centre of Kahramanmaraş:



Nearest Ancient Road

Survey Findings We encountered with fragments of EBA pottery with reddish orange slip and everted rim and carinated wares with red slip. In addition, we collected 2nd millennium and Iron Age painted pottery on the mound.


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