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Title: Barcin Hüyük in the Plain of Yenişehir (2005-2006)
Subtitle: A Preliminary Note on the Fieldwork, Pottery and Human Remains of the Prehistoric Levels
Author(s): ROODENBERG, J. , VAN AS, A. , ALPASLAN ROODENBERG, S.
Volume: 34 Date: 2008
Barcın hüyük was put on the archaeological map under the name of Yenişehir II when David French carried out surveys in the region east of the Sea of Marmara in the 1960s. When we began excavations on that spot we renamed the mound after the nearby village, of which the official name is Barcın. The mound is one of the few sites in this region that belong to the earliest settlement period, the Neolithic. That is why it has become an object of research in the framework of the “Early farming communities in the eastern Marmara region” project that has been carried out under the auspices of the Netherlands Institutes in Leiden (NINO) and Istanbul (NIT) during the last twenty years.