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Aslantepe Hittite relief sculpted orthostat stone panel. Limestone, Aslantepe, Malatya, 1200-700 B.C. Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey

Scene of the king's offering drink and sacrifice to the gods. King pours from the pitcher to the vessel (libation); behind the king is a servant bringing a sacrifice. Storm God across the king holds Teshup, a triple lightning bundle - sickle, and a spear-mace set in the other orthostat; the goddess Ishtar holds weapon in both. All six figures have shoes with the curled ends.

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Aslantepe Hittite relief sculpted orthostat stone panel. Limestone, Aslantepe, Malatya, 1200-700 B.C.  Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey<br />
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Scene of the king's offering drink and sacrifice to the gods. King pours from the pitcher to the vessel (libation); behind the king is a servant bringing a sacrifice. Storm God across the king holds Teshup, a triple lightning bundle - sickle, and a spear-mace set in the other orthostat; the goddess Ishtar holds weapon in both. All six figures have shoes with the curled ends. <br />
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Against a white background. <br />
<br />
If you prefer to buy from our ALAMY STOCK LIBRARY page at https://www.alamy.com/portfolio/paul-williams-funkystock/hittite-art-antiquities.html . Type - Aslantepe - in LOWER SEARCH WITHIN GALLERY box. Refine search by adding background colour, place, museum etc.<br />
<br />
Visit our HITTITE PHOTO COLLECTIONS for more photos to download or buy as wall art prints https://funkystock.photoshelter.com/gallery-collection/The-Hittites-Art-Artefacts-Antiquities-Historic-Sites-Pictures-Images-of/C0000NUBSMhSc3Oo