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Sucak Höyüğü

Locations: River bank , Province: Sivas , Village: Sucak

Inventory No 93
   
Old Name
Ancient Name
Highly Probable Ancient Name
   
Latitude N39° 50.631'
Longitude E037° 50.413'
Elevation
   
Species Mound (Höyük)
Type Settlement
   
Height 15
Width 300
Lenght 350
Area 105000
   
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

The mound is one of the largest settlements in the region. A small waterbed exists to the east. It is difficult to estamte its dimensions due to agricultural activity. Pottery shards are found scattered as far as the river bed. A illgegal dig hole has been observed on the rocky conical top, which remains untouched by agriculture. It is understood that architectural Stones found during agricultural activities were piled on the hilltop.

 

   

Nearest Ancient Road

   
Survey Findings pottery
   
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