Hanaytepe (Bozköy)


It is located at the end of a ridge where Kemeredere Valley opens up to the Menderes Plain. Prehistoric findings were unearthedon the south slope of what is thought to be the Antique City of Tymbra. Kemer river is to south-southwest. Prof. Dr. Rüstem Aslan, who carried out the surface explorations on the tumulus, states that Bozköy Hanaytepe is one of the most important settlements of the Bronze Age and earlier periods and is in fact the biggest tumulus after Troy. Very high quality stone-headed hand axes from 5000 years ago made of different types of stones have been found.

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