Sites & cities that bear the name of Gritille Höyük

Gritille Höyük

Today in : Turkey
First trace of activity : 8,450 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : 6,400 B.C.E
Recorded names : Hakka?

Description : Gritille is a small mound located on the west bank of the Euphrates. It rises 13 meters above virgin soil, and is composed of the remains of settlements dating from ca. 7000 B.C. to the 13th century A. D. Two periods are best preserved at the site: a Medieval fortress occu­pied by Christians that covers the top of the mound, and an early fanning settlement at its base.

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