Site Cayönü

Main Information
Site ID 105
Name of the site Cayönü
Alias name Kote-ber-cem
Alternative name Cayönü Tepesi
District Diyarbakir
Region Southeastern Anatolia
Country Turkey
Period Anatolia Pre-Pottery Neolithic A 10200 - 8800
Anatolia Pre-Pottery Neolithic A 10200 - 8800
Anatolia Pre-Pottery Neolithic A 10200 - 8800
Anatolia Pre-Pottery Neolithic B 8800 - 7000
Anatolia Pre-Pottery Neolithic A 10200 - 8800
Anatolia Pre-Pottery Neolithic B 8800 - 7000
Anatolia Pre-Pottery Neolithic B 8800 - 7000
Anatolia Pre-Pottery Neolithic B 8800 - 7000
Anatolia Pre-Pottery Neolithic C
Anatolia Pre-Pottery Neolithic C
Anatolia Pre-Pottery Neolithic A 10200 - 8800
Anatolia Pre-Pottery Neolithic B 8800 - 7000
Anatolia Pre-Pottery Neolithic C
Description Cayönü, which is situated in the plains immediately beneath the hilly flanks of Southeast Anatolia, is the most extensively excavated Pre-Pottery Neolithic site in Anatolia, Mesopotamia, and the Zagros region. Showing uninterrupted habitaition levels from about 10,000 BC on, Cayönü is a site where many "firsts" have been discovered. The site has an exposed area of 8000m² and became a key site in the Near East by the end of 1991, when the excavations were stopped for a time.
Topography hill
Geographical Coordinate Reference System WGS84 - World Geodetic System 1984
Latitude 38.218124000000
Longitude 39.725537000000
Elevation None
Exact location yes
Coordinate source OREA
Number of activity periods 4
Comment
Location of the Site

Bibliography
Reference Altınbilek, Ç.; Coskunsu, G.; Dede, Y.; Iovino, M. R.; Lemorini, C.; Özdoğan, A.,Drills from Çayönü. A Combination of Ethnographic Experimental and Use-Wear Analysis,2001,Berlin
Davis, M.K.,Social Differentiation at the Early Village of Cayönü,None,None
Schirmer, W.,Drei Bauten des Cayönü Tepesi,None,None
Hongo, H.,The Process of Ungulate Domestication at Cayönü, Southeastern Turkey. A Multidisciplinary Approach focusing on Bos sp. and Cervus elaphus.,None,None
Ervynck, A.,Born Free? New Evidence for the Status of Sus scrofa at Neolithic Cayönü Tepesi (Southeastern Anatolia, Turkey).,None,None
Özdogan, M.,Cayönü. A Conspectus of Recent Work.,None,None
Yilmaz, Y.,Neolitik Dönem'de Anadolu'da Gömüt Uygulamari. Cayönü Örnegi/ Burial Practices in Anatolia in the Neolithic Period. Examples from Cayönü.,None,None
Öksüz, B.,Analysis of the Cattle Bones of the Prepottery Neolithic settlement of Cayönü.,None,None
Ilgezdi, G.,Zooarchaeology at Cayönü. A Preliminary Assessment of the Red Deer.,None,None
Loy, Thomas H.; Wood, Andrée R.,Blood Residue Analysis at Çayönü Tepesi, Turkey,1989,
Cambel, H.,1985 Yili Cayönü Kazisi,None,None
Altinbilek, C.,Canak Cömleksiz Neolitik Cayönü Yerlesmesi'nin Dogalcam Kaziyicilarinin Incelenmesi (Kaziyicilarin Bicimsel Özlliklerine Göre Siniflandirilmasi ve Islevlerinin Mikroskopla Kullanim Izi Analizi Yöntemi ile Belirlenmesi),None,None
Caneva, I.,Chipped Stones at Aceramic Cayönü. Technology, Activities, Traditions, Innovations.,None,None
Özdogan, A.,Life at Cayönü During the Pre-Pottery Neolithic Period (according to the artifactual assemblage).,None,None
Özdogan, A.,Mevsim Mevsim Cayönü Kazilari, 1964-1991 ve Sonrasi,None,None
Factor, J.,Micromorphical Analysis of Samples from Cayönü Tepesi, An Early Neolithic Village in Anatolia,None,None
Steward, R.,Paleoethnobotanical Report-Cayönü,None,None
Binder, D.,Technologie Lithique et Comportement Social Dans le PPN de Çayönü Tepesi (Turquie),2008,
Broman-Morales, V.,Figurines and Other Clay Objects from Sarab and Cayönü,None,None
Davis, M.K.,The Cayönü Ground Stone,None,None
Yalman, N.,Yakindogu Ilk Canak Cömlek Baslangici Sorunu Cözümüne Cayönü Neolitik Canak Cömleginin Katkilari.,None,None
Cambel, H.,Cayönü Kazisi ve Hilar Magaralari,None,None
Braidwood, R.J.,The Cayönü Excavations. Overview Through 1981.,None,None
Kusatman, B.,The Small Mammal Remains from Cayönü. A zooarchaeological Study of Insectivores, Small Carnivores, Lagomorphs and Rodents.,None,None
Özdogan, A.,Cayönü,None,None
Cambel, H.,1988 Yili Cayönü Kazilari,None,None
Matheson, C. D.; Loy, T. H.,Genetic Sex Identification of 9400-year-old Human Skull Samples from Çayönü Tepesi, Turkey,2001,
van Zeist, W.,Plant Remains from Aceramic Cayönü, SE Turkey,None,None
Maddin, R.,Cayönü Tepesi. The Earliest Archaeological Metal Artefacts.,None,None
Özdogan, M.,1989 Yili Cayönü Kazilari,None,None
Schirmer, W.,Some Aspects of Building at the "Aceramic-Neolithic" Settelment of Cayönü Tepesi,None,None
Hongo, H.,Animal Exploitation at Cayönü Tepesi, Southeastern Anatolia.,None,None
Bicakci, E.,Cayönü House Models and Reconstruction Attempt for the Cell-plan Building.,None,None
Meadow, R.H.,Some Equid Remains from Cayönü, Southeastern Turkey.,None,None
Schirmer, W.,Zu den Bauten des Cayönü Tepesi,None,None
Le Mort, F.,Feu et archéoanthropologie au Proch Orient (épipaléolithique-néolithique): e lien avec les pratiques funéraires.Données nouvelles de Cayönü (Turquie).,None,None
Schirmer, W.,Some Aspects of Building at the 'Aceramic-Neolithic' Settlement of Çayönü Tepesi,1990,
Özdogan, M.,1990 Yili Cayönü Kazi ve Onarim Calismalari,None,None
Özbek, M.,Cayönü'nde Kafatasi Delgi Operasyonu,None,None
Efe, T.,Cayönü Keramik Aletleri (Genel Bir Degerlendirme),None,None
Coskunsu, G.,Cayönü Canak Cömleksiz Neolitik Dönem Okuclarinin Bicimsel Özelliklerine Göre Siniflandirilmasi ve Cakmaktasi Okuclarinin Kullanim Izi Analizi ile Islevlerinin Belirlenmesi.,None,None
Özdoğan, A.; Özdoğan, M.,Çayönü. A Conspectus of Recent Work,1989,
Özdoğan, M.,Çayönü,None,None
Hongo, H.,Faunal Remains from Prepottery Neolithic Levels at Cayönü, Southeastern Turkey. A Preliminary Report Focusing on Pigs (Sus sp).,None,None
Caneva, I.,A Combined Analysis of Lithic Assemblages from Cayönü.,None,None
Özdogan, A.,Cayönü Yerlesmesinin Canak Cömleksiz Neolitikteki Yeri (Kücük Buluntularin Yardimiyla).,None,None
Özdogan, A.,Katkili Kil Kaplar ve Canak Cömlek, Cayönü Canak Cömleksiz ve Canak Cömlekli Neolitik Bulintulari Üzerinden Bir Yorum,None,None
Özdogan, M.,Archaeological Evidence on the Early Metallurgy at Cayönü Tepesi.,None,None
Özdoğan, M.,Transition from the Round Plan to Rectangular - Reconsidering the Evidence of Çayönü,2010,Oxford
Caneva, I.,Early Villages in South-Eastern Turkey. New Research in the Cayönü Area.,None,None
Sicker-Akman, M.,Untersuchungen zu Schicht 2 der akeramisch-neolithischen Siedlung Cayönü Tepesi.,None,None
Vogelsang-Eastwood, G.,The Cayönü Textile,None,None
Efe, T.,Cayönü Keramik Aletleri, 1964-1984 Yillari Arsinda Yapilan Calismalar.,None,None
Bar-Yosef, D.E.,The Shells from Cayönü. A Preliminary Report.,None,None
Lawrence, B.,Pricipal Food Animals at Cayönü,None,None
Özdogan, M.,Cayönü Kazisi ve Güneydogu Anadolu Karma Projesi: 30 Yillik Genel Bir Degerlendirme,None,None
Özdogan, M.,Pre-Halafian Pottery of Southeastern Anatolia: With a Special Reference to the Cayönü Sequence,None,None
Lawrence, B.,Evidences of Animal Domestication at Cayönü,None,None
Areas in this Site
Areas
ID 173 settlement Anatolia Pre-Pottery Neolithic A 10200 - 8800
ID 176 cemetery or grave Anatolia Pre-Pottery Neolithic A 10200 - 8800
ID 178 settlement Anatolia Pre-Pottery Neolithic A 10200 - 8800
Anatolia Pre-Pottery Neolithic B 8800 - 7000
ID 182 cemetery or grave Anatolia Pre-Pottery Neolithic A 10200 - 8800
Anatolia Pre-Pottery Neolithic B 8800 - 7000
ID 193 settlement Anatolia Pre-Pottery Neolithic B 8800 - 7000
ID 228 cemetery or grave Anatolia Pre-Pottery Neolithic B 8800 - 7000
Anatolia Pre-Pottery Neolithic C
ID 293 settlement Anatolia Pre-Pottery Neolithic C
ID 363 undefined Anatolia Pre-Pottery Neolithic A 10200 - 8800
Anatolia Pre-Pottery Neolithic B 8800 - 7000
Anatolia Pre-Pottery Neolithic C