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Title: Tille Höyük Level X
Subtitle: A 'Median' or Achaemenid Period Citadel in the Euphrates Valley?
Author(s): DAN, Roberto
Journal: Iranica Antiqua
Volume: 55    Date: 2020   
Pages: 145-163
DOI: 10.2143/IA.55.0.3289194

Abstract :
This article discusses the architectural remains from Layer X of the important site of Tille Höyük, located in the Euphrates Valley, in modern-day Turkey. The architectural complex identified there is usually considered to belong to the Achaemenid period. In the paper the analysis of certain characteristics of the Tille X complex and considerations regarding the dating of this important phase are discussed; a pre-Achaemenid period date (first half of the 6th century BC) is proposed for the construction of the complex.

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