Sapallitepe is a square Qala with
phase of the Late Bronze Age, the 20th/19th centuries B.C. (LB Ia). In the settlement the remains of residential architecture were found,
and dug into these altogether 138 burials.
The site of Dzarkutan covers a much larger area of at least
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
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