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Aslantepe Hittite Artefacts - Anatolian Civilisations Museum.





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Pictures & images of Aslantepe Neo Hittite sculpted relief stone orthostat panels and museum artefacts from the Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara.

Aslantepe is situated west of Euphrates River, at 7 km north east of the modern city of Malatya, which was founded in 1838: Inhabited from 5000 BC until 11th Century A.C, Aslantepe is known as the city of "Melidia-Meliddu" in written Hittite sources.

The first excavations were carried out in 1930 by...
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