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The Mound
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View looking south at the north edge of the Tell/Höyük that rises some 30 ft. [9 m.] above the surrounding plain.

The first excavator, Sir Leonard Woolley, reported finding some 17 different strata in his excavations (1937–1939; 1946–1949).  The new excavations of K. Aslihan Yener are attempting to clarify Woolley's stratigraphy.

Photo taken in April.