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DOI :10.26650/anar.2021.24.936778   IUP :10.26650/anar.2021.24.936778    Full Text (PDF)

A New Aceramic Neolithic Site Nearby the Obsidian Sources: Preliminary Insights from Sırçalıtepe

Semra BalcıÇiler Altınbilek AlgülDamase MouralisOrkun Hamza KaycıAli Metin BüyükkarakayaFazlı Açıkgöz

This paper is a general assessment of the studies conducted in 2019 and 2020 at the site of Sırçalıtepe. The settlement, which is dated to the 8th mill BCE, is located in the Volcanic Cappadocia region, within the borders of the Kayırlı village in the province of Niğde. With its location, it can be characterised as the nearest site to the Göllüdağ and Nenezi Dağ obsidian sources in the region. The excavations at Sırçalıtepe were carried out in two different areas of the mound. One trench is the slope trench with documented architectural remains and finds related to daily life, and the other trench is from the top of the mound where obsidian knapping debris is present in proportions commonly seen in workshop areas. The architectural remains discovered in the slope trench involve mudbrick walls, lime plastered floors, and large ovens. However, the investigated area from the top trench with abundant cores and knapping debris reveals the difference between Sırçalıtepe and other contemporaneous sites in the region. Thus, it can be argued that Sırçalıtepe, especially with its obsidian artefacts, has the potential for revealing the relationship between the workshop and the site. Portable XRF analyses performed on a group of obsidian artefacts showed that the settlement inhabitants used Göllüdağ, Nenezi Dağ, and Acıgöl obsidian sources.

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Obsidiyen Kaynaklarının Yakınında Yeni Bir Akeramik Yerleşme: Sırçalıtepe’den İlk Gözlemler

Semra BalcıÇiler Altınbilek AlgülDamase MouralisOrkun Hamza KaycıAli Metin BüyükkarakayaFazlı Açıkgöz

Makale, Sırçalıtepe yerleşmesinin 2019 ve 2020 yılı çalışmalarının genel değerlendirmesini içermektedir. MÖ 8. binyıl ortalarına tarihlendirilmekte olan yerleşme Volkanik Kapadokya bölgesinde, Niğde ili Kayırlı köyü sınırları içinde yer almaktadır. Bu konumu ile şimdilik bölgedeki Göllüdağ ve Nenezi Dağ obsidiyen yataklarına en yakın yerleşme özelliğini taşımaktadır. Yerleşmedeki kazı çalışmaları höyüğün iki farklı alanında yürütülmüştür. Bunlardan biri mimari kalıntıların ve gündelik yaşama ait buluntuların yer aldığı yamaç açması, diğeri ise işliklerde görülebilecek yoğunlukta obsidiyen yongalama atıklarının saptandığı zirve açmasıdır. Yamaç açmasında saptanan mimari kalıntılar kerpiç duvarlı ve kireç tabanlı yapı kalıntıları ve büyük boyutlu fırınlar ile tanımlanmaktadır. Zirve açmasında yer alan, obsidiyen yongalama atıklarının saptandığı alanının varlığı ise Sırçalıtepe’nin bölge yerleşmelerine göre farklılığını ortaya koymaktadır. Dolayısıyla Sırçalıtepe’nin, özellikle obsidiyen verileri ile, Volkanik Kapadokya Bölgesi’ndeki işlik yerleşme ilişkisini verebilecek potansiyele sahip olduğu söylenebilir. Yerleşmedeki obsidiyen buluntuların bir grubu üzerinde yapılan taşınabilir XRF analizleri yerleşme sakinlerinin Göllüdağ, Nenezi Dağ ve Acıgöl kaynaklarını kullandığını göstermektedir


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Balcı, S., Altınbilek Algül, Ç., Mouralis, D., Kaycı, O.H., Büyükkarakaya, A.M., & Açıkgöz, F. (2021). A New Aceramic Neolithic Site Nearby the Obsidian Sources: Preliminary Insights from Sırçalıtepe. Anatolian Research, 0(24), 67-92. https://doi.org/10.26650/anar.2021.24.936778


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Balcı S, Altınbilek Algül Ç, Mouralis D, Kaycı O H, Büyükkarakaya A M, Açıkgöz F. A New Aceramic Neolithic Site Nearby the Obsidian Sources: Preliminary Insights from Sırçalıtepe. Anatolian Research. 2021;0(24):67-92. https://doi.org/10.26650/anar.2021.24.936778


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Balcı, S.; Altınbilek Algül, Ç.; Mouralis, D.; Kaycı, O.H.; Büyükkarakaya, A.M.; Açıkgöz, F. A New Aceramic Neolithic Site Nearby the Obsidian Sources: Preliminary Insights from Sırçalıtepe. Anatolian Research, [Publisher Location], v. 0, n. 24, p. 67-92, 2021.


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Balcı, Semra, and Çiler Altınbilek Algül and Damase Mouralis and Orkun Hamza Kaycı and Ali Metin Büyükkarakaya and Fazlı Açıkgöz. 2021. “A New Aceramic Neolithic Site Nearby the Obsidian Sources: Preliminary Insights from Sırçalıtepe.” Anatolian Research 0, no. 24: 67-92. https://doi.org/10.26650/anar.2021.24.936778


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Balcı, Semra, and Çiler Altınbilek Algül and Damase Mouralis and Orkun Hamza Kaycı and Ali Metin Büyükkarakaya and Fazlı Açıkgöz. A New Aceramic Neolithic Site Nearby the Obsidian Sources: Preliminary Insights from Sırçalıtepe.” Anatolian Research, vol. 0, no. 24, 2021, pp. 67-92. [Database Container], https://doi.org/10.26650/anar.2021.24.936778


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Balcı S, Altınbilek Algül Ç, Mouralis D, Kaycı OH, Büyükkarakaya AM, Açıkgöz F. A New Aceramic Neolithic Site Nearby the Obsidian Sources: Preliminary Insights from Sırçalıtepe. Anatolian Research [Internet]. 7 Dec. 2021 [cited 7 Dec. 2021];0(24):67-92. Available from: https://doi.org/10.26650/anar.2021.24.936778 doi: 10.26650/anar.2021.24.936778


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Balcı, Semra - Altınbilek Algül, Çiler - Mouralis, Damase - Kaycı, OrkunHamza - Büyükkarakaya, AliMetin - Açıkgöz, Fazlı. A New Aceramic Neolithic Site Nearby the Obsidian Sources: Preliminary Insights from Sırçalıtepe”. Anatolian Research 0/24 (Dec. 2021): 67-92. https://doi.org/10.26650/anar.2021.24.936778



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