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Kilisealtı Höyüğü

Locations: Hilltop (Tepeüstü), Province: Sivas , Village: Yeşilyayla

Inventory No 88
Old Name Pürk
Ancient Name
Highly Probable Ancient Name
Latitude N40º 08.485'
Longitude E038º 09.067'
Species Mound (Höyük)
Type Settlement
Height 7
Width 100
Lenght 300
Area 30000
Periods Late Bronze Age I Middle Hittite ~1550/1500-1350
Late Bronze Age II Imperial Hittite ~1350-1150

Location and geographical Features



It enjoys a commanding position on the Susşehir plain to the North and lays in North-south direction. It comprises a hill 100 m in diameter and terrace settlements in its North and South. It is one of the largest mound settlements in Suşehri region. The area is used as field and orchard.



Nearest Ancient Road

Survey Findings pottery


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