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

Inventory No 95
Old Name
Ancient Name
Highly Probable Ancient Name
Latitude N40º 09.145'
Longitude E038º 09.146'
Elevation 969
Species Hilltop settlement
Type Settlement
Height 80
Width 150
Lenght 200
Area 30000
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



It is located on the northern tip of a rocky ridge stretching noth-south direction and commands the Suşehri plain to the North. There is foundation traces and a water channel carved into rock on the east slope. The North slopes were partly destroyed by a water channel and Erzincan-Tokat highway.



Nearest Ancient Road

Survey Findings pottery


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