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Aratepe / Koskinia

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Aratepe / Koskinia
Type:
Mound
Altitude:
140 m
Region:
Aegean
Province:
Aydin
District:
Merkez
Village:
Dalama
Investigation Method:
Survey
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It is located 1.6 km northeast of Dalama; southeast of the province of Aydin. It lies on a high and large rocky hill to the west of BŁyŁk Menderes River; in the middle of BŁyŁk Menderes Plain. It has been officially proclaimed as a registered site. It is reported to be damaged by illicit diggings and the TV transmitters located on the top. Remains of Roman Period city walls were encountered on the hill. Potsherds dating to the end of EBA and the Iron Age were collected from the surface. It takes place in the registered archaeological sites list prepared by Ministry of Culture and Tourism.
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