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The Istanbul Archaeological Museum houses many ancient Hittite artefacts. Amonst them are Hittite Relief sculture orthostats from Sam’al at Zincirli Hoyuk in the Anti-Taurus mountains of Anatolia, Turkey.

The Istanbul Archaeological museum orthostats from Sam’al depict some of the vast Hittite pantheon of Gods and deities such as the Aslan Lion from 9th Cent B.C, excavated from the west side of the citadel gate of Sam’al. One of the portal lion statues is also...
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