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
Settlement type tell
Settlement structure houses: free-standing
Settlement building type
Settlement building shape rectangular
Settlement building technique mud brick
stone socket
Settlement archaeological features buttress
clay floor
clay platform
stone setting
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
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".
Location of the Site

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Interpretations related to this Area
Interpretation ID 94