Ancient North-Eastern Turkey or Anatolia Archaeology Including Bayburt Province - Büyüktepe Höyük - Sos Höyük - Erzurum Province
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North-Eastern Turkey Archaeology of Anatolia

The modern village of Yigittasi near Erzurum with Sos Höyük in the background

Publications on the North-East Anatolia Archaeological Project

The University of Melbourne North-Eastern Turkey Project commenced in 1988 and has continued each summer. The first task undertaken by the team involved extensive field survey of the Bayburt plain which lies in the rugged highland region of North-East Anatolia. Excavations were then carried out at Buyuktepe Hoyuk - a site which lies near the village of Ciftetas in the Bayburt Province. Excavations were also undertaken in Erzurum Province at the site of Sos Hoyuk in the modern village of Yigittasi. The preliminary reports of the excavations are published in Anatolian Studies: Journal of the British Institute of Archaeology at Ankara .....


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