Aslantepe Monumental Hittite relief sculpted orthostat stone panel. Limestone, Aslantepe, Malatya, 1200-700 B.C.
Scene of the king's offering drink and sacrifice to the gods. The king offers to the winged god of the moon who stands across and holds a lightning bundle in his hand. Behind the king is the queen, who also offers to goddess of the sun holding a sceptre in his hand. King's left hand is in a position to worship.
Against a grey art background.
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