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Mentese / Yenisehir



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Neolithic
Chalcolithic

14C


maps Mentese / Yenisehir

Type:
Mound
Altitude:
305 m
Diameter:
m- Direction:

Region:
Marmara
Province:
Bursa
District:
Yenisehir
Village:
Mentese

Destruction :
Agriculture - Contemporary Settlements - Highways, roads, bridges etc.

TAYEx:
Visited - 16/7/2000

Registration State:
Registered For detailed registration information please refer to Turkish pages.
     


Location: This site lies east-northeast of the city of Bursa; 500 m southwest of the village of Mentese.
Geography and Environment: The mound is small and is reported to be 4x100 m in size. It has been partially blocked by the road to Selimiye. In the 1960's there was a stadia-rod on top of the mound. It is 25 km from the settlement of Ilipinar.
Destruction Details: The mound is surrounded by fields that continue to its skirts. Yenisehir-Selimiye road and electricity poles are also destructing the site [TAYEx 16.7.2000]. The mound is being leveled since the archaeological excavations conducted in 2000 [TAYEx 12.8.2004]. The southwestern part of the road which passes from the middle of the mound has been decreased to the level of plain [B. Dinšer. 28.4.2005].


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