Area 295

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Area ID 295
Site Akarçay Tepe
Area type settlement
Area NR PPNB (Phase IV-VI)
Period Anatolia: Pre-Pottery Neolithic B 8800 - 7000
Dating method material culture
radiocarbon dating
Radiocarbon dated yes
Earliest date: Lab Number Beta- 138584
Earliest date: 14C age (BP) 8750
Earliest date: Calibration yes
Earliest date: 14C age calibrated (BC) 7940
Earliest date: Date of calibration None
Earliest date: Standard deviation 40
Earliest date: Delta 13C None
Earliest date: Dated by
Latest date: Lab Number Beta- 174038
Latest date: 14C age (BP) 7930
Latest date: Calibration yes
Latest date: 14C age calibrated (BC) 7040
Latest date: Date of calibration None
Latest date: Standard deviation 40
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: radial
Settlement building type
Settlement building shape rectangular
Settlement building technique mud brick
stone socket
Settlement archaeological features courtyard
plastered floor
waste pit
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
Grave type
Grave: type of human remains
Grave: estimated number of individuals
Grave: age groups
Grave: sexes
Grave: number of female sex None
Grave: number of male sex None
Grave: number of not specified sex None
Grave: disturbance of graves
Description The general characteristics of these layers can be considered as divers in plans and in building materials. Rectangular single-room buildings occur along with multi-roomed/multicellular buildings. In earlier layers grill structures were found.
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Interpretation ID 99