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Pictures of Alaca Hoyuk Hittite Relief Sculpture Orthostats Art





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Pictures & images of Alaca Hoyuk (Alacahoyuk) Neo Hittite sculpted relief stone orthostat panels, Hittite sculpture and museum artefacts from the archaeological site near Alaca, Turkey.

From the 14th century BC Alaca Huyuk was under Hittite rule. Alaca Huyuk was excavated by German archaeologists in 1910 who revealed the Sphinx Gates to the ancient city. Due to the intervention of the First World War, the excavations stopped and were resumed by Hamit Kosay in 1935 and...
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