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Hattusa Hittite Relief Sculptures Art - Art





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Hattusa was the capital of the Hittite Empire from the 17th century until its fall during the the Bronze Age Collapse in the 12th century BC. Due to its remote location away from the main sites of the Mesopotamian civilisations, the Hittite Empire was completely lost to the Historical record.

In 1834 a French explorer called Charles Texier was searching in central Anatolia, Turkey, for a lost celtic city called Tavium and came across the ruins of a vast city with a gate with 2...
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