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Alaca Hoyuk - Hittite lion sculpture corner Stone . Andesite. Alacahoyuk, 1399 - 1301 B.C. Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey.

Corner stone with sculpted lion, bull and winged sun disk. It was discovered at the right side of the Alacahoyuk sphinx door. The lion puts his front legs on a small bull. There is a Hittite winged sun disk on the abdomen of the lion, which can be seen from a lower location. The position of the sun course indicates that the stone is situated in a high place.

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Alaca Hoyuk - Hittite lion sculpture corner Stone . Andesite. Alacahoyuk, 1399 - 1301 B.C. Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey.<br />
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Corner stone with sculpted lion, bull and winged sun disk. It was discovered at the right side of the Alacahoyuk sphinx door. The lion puts his front legs on a small bull. There is a Hittite winged sun disk on the abdomen of the lion, which can be seen from a lower location. The position of the sun course indicates that the stone is situated in a high place.<br />
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Against a white background.