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Halilbaba Höyüğü

Locations: Plain (Ova), Province: Sivas , Village: Karaağaç

Inventory No 87
   
Old Name
Ancient Name
Highly Probable Ancient Name
   
Latitude N40º 10.472'
Longitude E038º 09.518'
Elevation 930
   
Species Mound (Höyük)
Type Settlement
   
Height 30
Width 200
Lenght 200
Area 40000
   
Periods 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 II ~900-
   

Location and geographical Features

 

Description

It rises on a natural elevation in the plain and measures 100 m in diameter. The terrace settlement, which is now ploughed as a field, covers an area of 200 m in diameter. At its South slopes, a 50 m-long Wall partly built with large stones is visible. The northwest section of the mound was destroyed by a bulldozer.

 

   

Nearest Ancient Road

   
Survey Findings pottery
   
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