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Tek Höyük (Öksüztepe)

Locations: Valley (Vadi), Province: Sivas , Village:

Inventory No 94
   
Old Name
Ancient Name
Highly Probable Ancient Name
   
Latitude N39º 52.444'
Longitude E36º 34.974'
Elevation 1437
   
Species Mound (Höyük)
Type Settlement
   
Height
Width 350
Lenght 350
Area 122500
   
Periods Middle Bronze Age I Karum ~2000/1950-1700
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 situated on a natural hill, whose eastern slopes were heavily destroyed due to construction activities. The acropolis measures 150 m in diameter. The whole settlement seems to have spread over an area of 350 m in diameter. The hilltop houses a 15 m wide tumulus possibly destroyed in the Iron Age.

 

   

Nearest Ancient Road

   
Survey Findings Pottery, terracotte figurine fragment.
   
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