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Alçıören Höyüğü

Locations: Plateau (Yayla) , Province: Sivas , Village: Alçıören

Inventory No 78
Old Name
Ancient Name
Highly Probable Ancient Name
Latitude N 4406698
Longitude E 367182
Species Mound (Höyük)
Type Settlement
Height 25
Width 150
Lenght 200
Area 30000
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



A medium-sized mound settlement rising on a natural rock. It is located on the southern border of Kızılırmak, by the plateau. It extends in east-west direction and have an oval shape. A small waterbed runs near the northeastern slopes. Despite a few illegal digs it is weel-preserved.



Nearest Ancient Road

Survey Findings Pottery


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