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Chroniques des travaux archéologiques en Turquie 2018

Excavations at the Old City, Fortress, and Mound of Van: Work in 2018

Erkan Konyar, Bülent Genç, Can Avcı et Armağan Tan
p. 169-183

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Plan

1. Van Fortress Mound
1.1 Late Medieval and Modern Cemetery
1.2 Period of the Late Iron Age/Post Urartian
1.3 Urartian Period
1.4 Širšini of Minua
2. The Old City of Van
Conclusion

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The citadel at the site of Van Fortress-Tushpa rises on a natural rock formation and consists of three main sections including the Van Fortress Mound in the north and the Old City of Van in the south and the Citadel of Tushpa (Fig. 1). In the 2018 excavation season, excavations were carried out on the mound and the citadel. The rooms that are connected to the columned hall, which was found in trenches M25 and N25 on the Van Fortress Mound between 2015 and 2017, were completely exposed in the north-south direction (Fig. 2). As we have encountered in other trenches in the previous years, Urartian architecture in this area also consists of two building levels, “Early Urartian” and “Late Urartian”. In 2018, excavations concentrated on the section between the Urartian buildings in trenches N20 and N21 to the west of the mound and the columned hall in the east at the highest part of the mound. Excavation work started in trenches N24 and M24 to the west of the columned hall, and levels bel...

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Erkan Konyar, Bülent Genç, Can Avcı et Armağan Tan, « Excavations at the Old City, Fortress, and Mound of Van: Work in 2018 »Anatolia Antiqua, XXVII | 2019, 169-183.

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Erkan Konyar, Bülent Genç, Can Avcı et Armağan Tan, « Excavations at the Old City, Fortress, and Mound of Van: Work in 2018 »Anatolia Antiqua [En ligne], XXVII | 2019, mis en ligne le 31 janvier 2022, consulté le 27 janvier 2022. URL : http://journals.openedition.org/anatoliaantiqua/1076 ; DOI : https://doi.org/10.4000/anatoliaantiqua.1076

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Erkan Konyar

Istanbul University, Faculty of Letters Department of Ancient History, Fatih-İstanbul / Turkey

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Bülent Genç

Mardin Artuklu University, Faculty of Letters Department of Archaeology, Artuklu-Mardin / Turkey

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Can Avcı

Istanbul University, Faculty of Letters Department of Ancient History, Fatih-İstanbul / Turkey

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Armağan Tan

Istanbul University, Faculty of Letters Department of Ancient History, Fatih-İstanbul / Turkey

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