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tell

a large mound resulting from the accumulation of rubbish on a long-settled site, esp one with mudbrick buildings, particularly in the Middle East

Tell

William, German name Wilhelm Tell. a legendary Swiss patriot, who, traditionally, lived in the early 14th century and was compelled by an Austrian governor to shoot an apple from his son's head with one shot of his crossbow. He did so without mishap

Tell

 

a type of archaeological remain in Middle Asia, the Caucasus, and the Near East. A tell is a hill or mound composed of remains of ancient structures and filled with their cultural strata.

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2012), Beisamoun (Ferembach and Lechevallier 1973), Tell Ramad (Ferembach 1969, 1970), and Tell Aswad (Kuijt and Goring-Morris 2002; Stordeur and Khawan 2007), as well as Anatolian sites such as Kosk Hoyuk (Bonogofsky 2005; Ozbek 2009), Cayonu (Ozdogan 1999; Ozdogan and Ozdogan 1998) and Nevali Cori (Hauptmann 1999), isolated crania and skulls found at Catalhoyuk are rarely found in caches.
Systematic excavations in Yumuktepe Hoyuk first started in 1936 under the supervision of British archeologist John Garstang.
ANALYSIS OF THE FAUNAL REMAINS FROM THE CENTRAL AREA EXCAVATION OF HACIMUSALAR HOYUK.
At Kazane Hoyuk, just south of the town of Sanliurfa, a joint Turkish-American team has discovered traces of a Sumerian city which they have dated to around 2600 BC.
Douglas Baird moves us to Catal Hoyuk and its place in its regional system.
MERSIN, Aug 2, 2009 (TUR) -- An 8,000 year-old skeleton was found during the excavations carried out in Yumuktepe Hoyuk of the southern Mersin province, one of the oldest residential areas in Anatolia.
Excavations of a Neolithic Anatolian Hoyuk, disponible en: http://catal.
During the summer of 1999 a joint excavation between institutions from the Associated Colleges of the South and Bilkent University was conducted at Haclmusular Hoyuk in Lycia in southwestern Turkey.
Titris Hoyuk last bustled with activity more than 4,000 years ago.
Those from the Middle Hittite era are grouped according to their findspots (Hattusa, Tapikka-Masat Hoyuk, S'apinuwa-Ortakiiy, Sarissa-Kusakli, and El-Amarna in Egypt).
Hacimusular Hoyuk is a stratified site located in Lycia in southwestern Turkey.
To the north there are numerous Empire period sites apart from the well-known centers at Bogazkoy and Alaca Hoyuk.