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Hittite Art - Pergamon Museum Berlin - Pictures & Images





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Photos and pictures of the ancient Syro Hittite orthostat sculptures of the Pergamon Museum, Berlin. Photos against a warm art background. The Hittites were a Bronze Age civilisation that ruled large parts of Mesopotamia from 1680-1180 BC and rivalled Egypt in its power. After the collapse of the Hittite civilisation the Hittites disappeared from the archaeological record until rediscovered in the 18th century. When the Hittite Empire collapsed small independent principalities formed in Syria...
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