Area 174


Main Information
Area ID 174
Site Cafer Höyük
Area type settlement
Area NR Cafer Höyük - Early Phase (Levels 13-9)
Period Anatolia: Pre-Pottery Neolithic B 8800 - 7000
Dating method radiocarbon dating
Radiocarbon dated yes
Earliest date: Lab Number Ly-4436
Earliest date: 14C age (BP) 9560
Earliest date: Calibration no
Earliest date: 14C age calibrated (BC) None
Earliest date: Date of calibration None
Earliest date: Standard deviation 190
Earliest date: Delta 13C None
Earliest date: Dated by charcoal
Latest date: Lab Number LY-4437
Latest date: 14C age (BP) 8950
Latest date: Calibration no
Latest date: 14C age calibrated (BC) None
Latest date: Date of calibration None
Latest date: Standard deviation 80
Latest date: Delta 13C None
Latest date: Dated by charcoal
Period Reference
Comment
Settlement type tell
Settlement structure houses: free-standing
Settlement building type
Settlement building shape rectangular
Settlement building technique mud brick
pisé
stone socket
Settlement archaeological features buttress
clay floor
clay platform
fireplace
hearth
oven
stone setting
wall
Cave/rockshelters type None
Cave/rockshelters: Evidence of graves/human remains
Cave/rockshelters: Evidence of occupation
Quarry exploitation type None
Quarry raw material
Cemetery/graves topography
Cemetery/graves mortuary features
Grave: number of graves 2
Grave type pit grave
Grave: type of human remains secondary deposition
Grave: estimated number of individuals 1
Grave: age groups adult
subadult
Grave: sexes sex not specified
Grave: number of female sex None
Grave: number of male sex None
Grave: number of not specified sex 2
Grave: disturbance of graves none recorded
Description The burials are outside the constructed spaces and the skeletons are missing their skulls. This may be inferred by default that there existed a kind of "skull cult".
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Location of the Site

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Interpretation ID 94