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Acıpınar Büyük Höyük

Locations: Valley (Vadi), Province: Sivas , Village: Düzyayla

Inventory No 77
   
Old Name
Ancient Name
Highly Probable Ancient Name
   
Latitude N 4402268
Longitude E 363718
Elevation
   
Species Mound (Höyük)
Type Settlement
   
Height 25
Width 200
Lenght 200
Area 40000
   
Periods Late Bronze Age I Middle Hittite ~1550/1500-1350
Late Bronze Age II Imperial Hittite ~1350-1150
Iron Age II ~900-
   

Location and geographical Features

 

Description

The mound is located on a wide valley base, at the top of the higher southern part of a gypsum rock, which extends lays in northwest-southeast direction, commanding a narrow passage that opens to the Kızılırmaz basin. A dry waterbed runs near the eastern slopes. The bedrock can bee seen at the top and on the steep southern and western slopes. Illegal digs are evidenced by numerous pits.

 

   

Nearest Ancient Road

   
Survey Findings Pottery
   
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