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Valentina Orsi (with contributions by Vittoria Cardini and Raffaella Pappalardo)

Excavations at Tilmen Höyük - I - The Fortification System In the Lower Town

OrientLab Series Maior, 7
2022

ISBN: 978-88-7849-163-2 (edizione cartacea)

ISBN: 978-88-7849-177-9 (edizione online)

pp. 588 b/n e colori

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments - Chapter 1. Introduction - 1.1 The site of Tilmen Höyük - 1.2 The historical setting - 1.3 The archaeological sequence - 1.4 Northern Levantine chronology and phasing - 1.5 The methodology of pottery analysis - Chapter 2. Area K-1–K-6 - 2.1 The setting - 2.2 Architecture and stratigraphy - 2.2.1 Stratigraphic investigations - 2.2.2 The topographic survey - 2.3 The pottery - 2.3.1 The ceramic inventory of phase 1 (LB I) - 2.3.2 The ceramic inventory of phase 2 (Roman Period) (by Raffaella Pappalardo) - 2.4 Small finds (by Vittoria Cardini) - 2.4.1 Figurine - 2.4.2 Sculpture - 2.4.3 Catalogue of small finds - 2.5 Synthesis - 2.5.1 Materials and chronology - 2.5.2 Architecture and layout - Chapter 3. Area K-2 - Chapter 4. Area K-3 - 4.1 The setting - 4.2 Architecture and stratigraphy - 4.2.1 The western sector - 4.2.2 The central sector - 4.2.3 The eastern sector - 4.2.4 Stratigraphy - 4.2.5 Stratigraphic assessment and phasing - 4.3 Radiocarbon dating - 4.4 The pottery - 4.4.1 The ceramic inventory of phase 2 (MB II) - 4.4.2 The ceramic inventory of phase 3 (MB IIB – LB I) - 4.5 Small finds (by Vittoria Cardini) - 4.5.1 Pivot stones - 4.5.2 Grinders - 4.5.3 Grinding stones - 4.5.4 Pestles - 4.5.5 Mortars - 4.5.6 Whetstones - 4.5.7 Perforated Tools - 4.5.8 Weights/Polishers - 4.5.9 Stone Vessels - 4.5.10 Catalogue of small finds - 4.6 Synthesis - 4.6.1 Materials and chronology - 4.6.2: Architecture and layout - 4.7 Restoration works - Chapter 5. Area P - 5.1 The setting - 5.2 Architecture and stratigraphy - 5.2.1 The sequence - 5.2.2 Walls - 5.2.3 The access L.1629 and the north-south corridor L.2017 - 5.2.4 The room L.1646 and the passage L.2031 - 5.2.5 The room L.1645 and the doorway L.1635 - 5.2.6 The room L.1641 and the doorway L.1636 - 5.2.7 The room L.1640 and the doorway L.1637 - 5.3 The pottery - 5.3.1 The ceramic inventory of phase 1 (MB I – MB IIA) - 5.3.2 The ceramic inventory of phase 2 (MB IIA – early MB IIB) - 5.3.3 The ceramic inventory of phase 3 (MB IIB – early LBA) - 5.3.4 The ceramic inventory of phase 4 (early LBA – LB II) - 5.4 Small finds (by Vittoria Cardini) - 5.4.1 Phase 1 - 5.4.2 Phase 3 - 5.4.3 Phase 4 - 5.4.4 Catalogue of small finds - 5.5 Synthesis - 5.5.1 Materials and chronology - 5.5.2 Architecture, layout and stratigraphy - 5.6 Adjoining casemates to the south - 5.6.1 Small finds (by Vittoria Cardini) - 5.7 Adjoining casemate to the east - Chapter 6. Area P2 - 6.1 The setting - 6.2 Architecture and stratigraphy - 6.2.1 The sequence - 6.2.2 Phases 1-2: the building construction and the phase of use - 6.2.3 Phases 3-4: collapse and abandonment - 6.2.4 Phases 5: late reuse - 6.3 Radiocarbon dating - 6.4 The pottery - 6.4.1 The ceramic inventory of phase 1 (early MB IIB) - 6.4.2 The ceramic inventory of phase 2 (MB IIB [- early LBA I]) - 6.4.3 The ceramic inventory of phase 3 (MB IIB [- early LBA I]) - 6.4.4 The ceramic inventory of phase 4 (LB I) - 6.4.5 The ceramic inventory of phase 5 (11th-12th cent.) (by Raffaella Pappalardo) - 6.5 Small finds (by Vittoria Cardini) - 6.5.1 Phase 1 - 6.5.2 Phase 3 - 6.5.3 Phase 4 - 6.5.4 Catalogue of small finds - 6.6 Synthesis - 6.6.1 Materials and chronology - 6.6.2 Architecture, layout and stratigraphy - Chapter 7. The northern casemate fortification wall - 7.1 Block 1 – CN1 - 7.2 Block 2 – CN2 - 7.3 Block 3 – CN3 - 7.4 Block 4 - CN4 - 7.5 Block 5 – CN5 - 7.6 Block 6 – CN6 - 7.7 Block 7 - CN7 - 7.8 Block 8 – CN8 - Chapter 8. Conclusions - 8.1 Sequence and chronology - 8.2 Building techniques - 8.3 The lower town: topography and circulation - 8.4 The fortification wall - 8.5 The gates - 8.6 Bastions and towers - 8.7 Ceramic evidence - Abbreviations - Key to the catalogue of small finds - Key to the pottery catalogue - List of tables - List of diagrams - List of figures - List of plates – References - Diagrams - Plates