© 2020 Universita degli Studi di Pavia, Facolta di Lettere. All rights reserved.This preliminary report presents the results of the two-month-long summer campaigns of 2018 and 2019 at the site of Nigde-Kinik Hoyiik (N-KH: Fig. 1). The excavations at N-KH are a collaborative research project of Pavia University and ISAW, New York University, directed by Lorenzo d'Alfonso and co-directed by Burak Yolafan (Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir). Dr. d'Al-fonso served as field director in 2018, and Nancy Highcock (Cambridge University), in 2019. Twenty-seven and twenty-nine participants formed the international team of 2018 and 2019 respectively K The archaeological commissar for the Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism was Kemalettin Ata§ (Alanya Museum) in 2018 and Yasin Yildiz (Nev§ehir Museum) in 2019. For limits of space, the 2018-2019 results concerning the Iron Age (IA) occupation of the northern slope, lab restoration, and on-site stabilization and sheltering of the archaeological remains will be addressed in separate reports elsewhere.