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Tarmil Höyük



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

Region:
Mediterranean
Province:
Adana
District:
Kozan
Village:
Ufacikören

Destruction :
Illicit Digging - Agriculture - Highways, roads, bridges etc. - Attention

TAYEx:
Visited - 30/7/2001

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


Location: The mound lies 3.8 km northwest of Ufacikören Village; approximately 12.5 km southwest of Kozan District; 84 km northeast of Adana Province .
Geography and Environment: The mound is fairly large in size. It has a 90x70 m base and is between 25 and 30 m high. It lies in a small plain fed by Kurucuoglu Stream. In some publications; the site has been called Termel or Tirmir. Southeast of the mound cemetery of the village takes place.
Destruction Details: The top hill has been severely damaged due to plowing. All eastern part has been cut and the profile starting from 1 m reaches 12 m at this section. There are also traces of illicit diggings observed here. The northern skirt has been cut by village road an eastern one by Adana-Kozan motorway [TAYEx 30.7.2001].


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