Site Boncuklu

Main Information
Site ID 637
Name of the site Boncuklu
Alias name Boncuklu Höyük
Alternative name
District Konya
Region Central Anatolia
Country Turkey
Period Anatolia Pre-Pottery Neolithic B 8800 - 7000
Description This site lies in the Konya Plain and is about 9,5 km away from Çatalhöyük. It was discovered in 2001 during the Konya Plain Survey Project. The höyük lies 2 m above the current plain level and covers an area of over 1 ha. The site had been established on a marl rise (--> advantages like view over the plain) in marshy surroundings in the Early Holocene. It spans the 9th and 8th millennia cal. BC (PPNB). There also were later burials, probably Byzantinic. Lithics and decorated stone artifacts were revealed, e.g. microlith-dominant assemblages.
Topography plain
Geographical Coordinate Reference System WGS84 - World Geodetic System 1984
Latitude 37.751783000000
Longitude 32.864722000000
Elevation None
Exact location yes
Coordinate source OREA
Number of activity periods None
Location of the Site

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Areas in this Site
ID 826 settlement Anatolia Pre-Pottery Neolithic B 8800 - 7000