THE BRONZE AND IRON AGE SETTLEMENT SYSTEMS AND CULTURAL STRUCTURE OF THE TIGRIS REGION WITHIN THE CONSTRUCTION AREA OF THE ILISU DAM


ÖKSE A. T. , ATAY E., EROĞLU M., TAN Y.

TUBA-AR-TURKISH ACADEMY OF SCIENCES JOURNAL OF ARCHAEOLOGY, cilt.12, ss.25-48, 2009 (AHCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 12
  • Basım Tarihi: 2009
  • Dergi Adı: TUBA-AR-TURKISH ACADEMY OF SCIENCES JOURNAL OF ARCHAEOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.25-48

Özet

The field surveys carried out at the construction area of the Ilisu Dam, located on a small plain formed by the Tigris River between the Mardin Massive and the Eastern Taunts zone, revealed 65 ancient places used since the Pre-Pottery Neolithic period (Okse vd 2006). Surface material dating to the 3rd-1st millennia BC is obtained from 15 sites. The surveyed area is 1600 ha in extend, situated on both banks of the river.