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Girik Tepe

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Girik Tepe
Type:
Mound
Altitude:
570 m
Region:
Southeastern Anatolia
Province:
Adiyaman
District:
Merkez
Village:
Bebek
Investigation Method:
Survey
Period:
Early

     


The mound lies south-southwest of Adiyaman; 7.8 km south of Akpinar; 1.5 km northeast of Turus village. It is one of the Neolithic Age sites of the region. R.S. Blaylock; D.H. French and G.D. Summers from the Tille excavation team discovered and surveyed the site numbered 102 in 1985-88. Three Halaf painted sherds of good quality were collected. In addition; two silex arrow/spear heads were found.
Location: This site lies south of the city of Adiyaman; 7.6 km south of the town of Akpinar and 3.3 km southwest of the village of Bebek.
Geography and Environment: This site is northwest of Mount Karababa in the eastern part of a valley which reaches the Euphrates River Valley. The dimensions of the mound have not been reported.
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