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Pictures & Images of the Hittite Karatepe Bilingual Texts.





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Pictures & images of the Karatepe Bilingual Hittite basalt stele and divine statue also known as the Azatiwada inscription.

In 1946 inscribed orthostats and a statue were excavated by archaeologists Helmuth Theodor Bossert and Halet Çambel 1946 at Karatepe Aslantas in southern Anatolia, Turkey. The stone slabs and statue were inscribed with a proclamation known as the "Call of Azatiwada” by King Azatiwada who built the fortress at Karatepe written in both...
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