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Bayıraltı Höyüğü

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

Inventory No 80
   
Old Name
Ancient Name
Highly Probable Ancient Name
   
Latitude N 4422193
Longitude E 359387
Elevation
   
Species Mound (Höyük)
Type Settlement
   
Height
Width 150
Lenght 150
Area 22500
   
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

A small mound settlement rising on a high gypsum rock (150 m in length) dominating the valley. The northeastern portion is quite steep. The settlement is mostly focused at the southern section of the rock. Illegal digs are demonstrated by a high number of pits.

 

   

Nearest Ancient Road

   
Survey Findings Pottery
   
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