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Orman Mektebi Hyk

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Orman Mektebi Hyk
Type:
Mound
Altitude:
755 m
Region:
Black Sea
Province:
Bolu
District:
Merkez
Village:
Merkez
Investigation Method:
Survey
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The 60x100 m mound; 5 m high above the level of the nearby stream; is located in Bolu; south of Orman Mektebi. The site was discovered by R. Oguz Arik during the surveys conducted by TTK in 1942. The finds date back to the Chalcolithic Age; Hittite and Phrygian Periods [Arik 1944:344-345]. Tools made of obsidian; zoomorphic vessels are among the finds. In addition; an anthropomorphic vessel; which is of brown; buff; burnished ware; was recovered. It resembles Hacilar 1 vessels [Mellaart 1970:182].
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