Other Archaeological Sites / The Neolithic of the Levant (500 Page Book Online)
Selected Excerpt on Tell Turlu
Tell Turlu lies about 45 kilometres east of Gaziantep on the road to Nizip. It is a substantial mound with a long sequence of late prehistoric occupation as well as other material. Perrot sounded the site in 1962 and established that the earliest settlement of levels 1 and 2 had been founded on the natural subsoil. These levels were stratified beneath levels 3 and 4 from which Halaf pottery was recovered. The houses in levels 1 and 2 and also levels 3 to 6 above were circular and built of stone with silos nearby ...