Area 177

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Area ID 177
Site Cafer Höyük
Area type settlement
Area NR Cafer Höyük Late Phase (Levels 4-1)
Period Anatolia: Pre-Pottery Neolithic B 8800 - 7000
Dating method radiocarbon dating
Radiocarbon dated yes
Earliest date: Lab Number Ly-3091
Earliest date: 14C age (BP) 8980
Earliest date: Calibration no
Earliest date: 14C age calibrated (BC) None
Earliest date: Date of calibration None
Earliest date: Standard deviation 150
Earliest date: Delta 13C None
Earliest date: Dated by
Latest date: Lab Number Ly-3089
Latest date: 14C age (BP) 8150
Latest date: Calibration no
Latest date: 14C age calibrated (BC) None
Latest date: Date of calibration None
Latest date: Standard deviation 210
Latest date: Delta 13C None
Latest date: Dated by
Period Reference Özdoğan, Mehmet; Başgelen, Nezih; Kuniholm, Peter, The Neolithic in Turkey. New Excavations & New Research. The Euphrates Basin, 2011, Istanbul
Settlement type tell
Settlement structure houses: free-standing
Settlement building type
Settlement building shape rectangular
Settlement building technique mud brick
Settlement archaeological features hearth
post hole
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 1
Grave type pit grave
Grave: type of human remains inhumation
Grave: estimated number of individuals 1
Grave: age groups infans II (7-12)
Grave: sexes male individuals
Grave: number of female sex 0
Grave: number of male sex 1
Grave: number of not specified sex 0
Grave: disturbance of graves none recorded
Description The late phase is characterized by the general enlargement of the houses. Several types exist side by side: multi-cellular houses and large monocellular houses.
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Interpretation ID 94