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Sapallitepe is a square Qala with 80 m to the side (equivalent of a surface of 0,7 ha). The settlement was populated only during the initial 
phase of the Late Bronze Age, the 20th/19th centuries B.C. (LB Ia). In the settlement the remains of residential architecture were found,
dug into these altogether 138 burials.


The site of Dzarkutan covers a much larger area of at least 60 ha. Here, traces of several Qalas were found and vast necropolises with 

more than 1000 burials excavated. In Dzarkutan, the entire Late Bronze Age sequence is represented. However, the classification 
and interpretation of the architecture remains difficult, as a proper stratigraphic sequence has not been established yet.


Topographical plan of Dzarkutan DAI

Lying immediately to the south of Dzarkutan, Bustan consists of a string of smaller elevations along a wadi. The hills of Bustan 1-5 yielded 
hardly any traces of settlement, but mostly graves and kilns constructions. In Bustan 6 and 7, which cover about 4 ha, more than 400 burials 
were excavated in the past two decades.

Not much is known from Mollalitepe (Mullali), except that some single graves, pits and kilns were found, dating from LB II. These features 
are spread over an area of nearly 9 ha.