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Tell Halaf Hittite Relief Sculptures Art - Art

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Tell Halaf, Guzana or Gozan, was an ancient city located in present day northeastern Syria. Tell Halaf became a Neo-Hittite city state in the 9th century BC. In 1899 Tell Halaf was descovered by Max Von Oppenhein, a German that was surveying a route for the Bagdad railway. Oppenheim had a test pit dug and descovered the Western Palace and some statues. Because he did not have a permit to excavate he covered up the remains, quit his job and applied for a permit to excavate the site. The...
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