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Chroniques des travaux archéologiques en Turquie 2019

Excavations at the Old City, Fortress, and Mound of Van: 2019 Season

Erkan Konyar
p. 183-199

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Plan

Late Medieval and Modern Age Cemetery
Post Urartian/Late Iron Age Periods
Urartian Period: The Building Complex No. 2
Early Iron Age and the Bronze Age
Conclusion

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Fig. 1: Architectural phases at the Van Fortress Mound

Fig. 1: Architectural phases at the Van Fortress Mound

Fig. 2: Van Fortress Mound, orthophoto of the Urartian buildings in Area A

Fig. 2: Van Fortress Mound, orthophoto of the Urartian buildings in Area A

The Van Fortress Mound lies along the north of the capital Tušpa Citadel. During the 2019 season on the mound, excavation and documentation of the Urartian building complex that was first unearthed in previous years has been completed. Measuring 20 x 20.50 meters, the building complex stands out with its columned hall, among other aspects. Consisting of a cellar, a work area, a front entrance, and a columned hall, it provides new insights into the layout of the Urartian lower settlements both in terms of its complete excavation and documentation, and the recovered in situ finds. During the 2019 season, Medieval/Modern Age, Post-Urartian/Iron Age, Urartian, Early Iron Age, and Bronze Age layers have been investigated as well (Fig. 1). The main focus was to gain an in-depth understanding of the const...

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Erkan Konyar, « Excavations at the Old City, Fortress, and Mound of Van: 2019 Season »Anatolia Antiqua, XXVIII | 2020, 183-199.

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Erkan Konyar, « Excavations at the Old City, Fortress, and Mound of Van: 2019 Season »Anatolia Antiqua [En ligne], XXVIII | 2020, mis en ligne le 01 décembre 2022, consulté le 22 octobre 2021. URL : http://journals.openedition.org/anatoliaantiqua/1546 ; DOI : https://doi.org/10.4000/anatoliaantiqua.1546

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Erkan Konyar

Istanbul University, Faculty of Letters Department of Ancient History

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