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Sam'al Hittite Relief Sculptures Art - Art





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Pictures & images of the Sam’al's Hittite monumental relief orthostat panels & Hittite sculpture statues, Sam'al (Zincirli Höyük), Gazientep, Turkey.


The site of Sam'al was occupied in the Early Bronze Age, and is thought to be part of the kingdom of Yamhad. Sam'al became a middle power at the end of the 10th century BCE. It had expanded from being a city state and gained territories from Carchemish.

The site was excavated between 1888...
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