• Bronze Age Anatolian terra cotta spouted pitcher with animal shaped handle - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey.  Against a warn art background.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian terra cotta antilope shaped ritual vessel- 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey.  Against a black background.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian eagle shaped ritual vessel - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian four handled terra cotta vase with reliefs - 19th - 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey. Against a grey background.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian terra Cotta eagle shaped ritual vessel - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey.  Against a warn art background.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian eagle shaped ritual vessel - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey.  Against a warn art background.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian decorated terra cotta water flask - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey. Against a white background.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian terra cotta antilope shaped ritual vessel- 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey. Against a grey background.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian terra Cotta eagle shaped ritual vessel - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey. Against a grey background.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian terra cotta spouted pitcher with animal shaped handle - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian decorated terra cotta water flask - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey.  Against a black background.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian eagle shaped ritual vessel - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey. Against a white background.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian decorated terra cotta water flask - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian terra cotta antilope shaped ritual vessel- 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian terra Cotta eagle shaped ritual vessel - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey.  Against a black background.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian terra Cotta eagle shaped ritual vessel - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian terra cotta spouted pitcher with animal shaped handle - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey. Against a white background.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian terra cotta spouted pitcher with animal shaped handle - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey.  Against a black background.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian terra cotta spouted pitcher with animal shaped handle - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey. Against a grey background.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian relief Vase with bulls - 19th to 17th Century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey.  Against a grey background.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian relief Vase with bulls - 19th to 17th Century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey
  • Bronze Age Anatolian eagle shaped ritual vessel - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey.  Against a black background.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian four handled terra cotta vase with reliefs - 19th - 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey.  Against a black background.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian relief Vase with bulls - 19th to 17th Century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey,  Against a white background.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian terra cotta antilope shaped ritual vessel- 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey. Against a white background.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian eagle shaped ritual vessel - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey. Against a grey background.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian decorated terra cotta water flask - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey.  Against a warn art background.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian four handled terra cotta vase with reliefs - 19th - 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian terra Cotta eagle shaped ritual vessel - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey. Against a white background.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian relief Vase with bulls - 19th to 17th Century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey.  Against a warn art background.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian terra cotta antilope shaped ritual vessel- 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey.  Against a warn art background.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian four handled terra cotta vase with reliefs - 19th - 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey.  Against a warn art background.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian relief Vase with bulls - 19th to 17th Century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey.  Against a black background.
  • Seated marble goddess. Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Against a grey background
  • Seated marble goddess. Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara
  • Bronze Age Anatolian terra cotta basket with handle & a beaker shaped as a bunch of grapes - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey.  Against a black background.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian terra cotta vessel with strainer - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian decorated terra cotta tea pot with strainer - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey. Against a grey background.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian terra cotta three spouted teapot - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey.  Against a warn art background.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian two headed disk shaped alabaster Goddess figurine - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey.  Against a warn art background.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian terra cotta duck shaped ritual vessel - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey. Against a white background.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian terra cotta duck shaped ritual vessel - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey. Against a grey background.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian terra cotta duck shaped ritual vessel - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian terra cotta vtwo headed bull shaped ritual vessel - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey. Against a white background.
  • Seated marble goddess. Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Against a white background
  • Bronze Age Anatolian decorated terra cotta tea pot with strainer - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey.  Against a warn art background.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian terra cotta double boxes for storage - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey. Against a white background.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian terra cotta double boxes for storage - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey. Against a grey background.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian terra cotta vessel with strainer - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey. Against a grey background.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian decorated terra cotta tea pot with strainer - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey.  Against a black background.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian terra cotta two handled beakers - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey. Against a grey background.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian terra cotta duck shaped ritual vessel - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey.  Against a black background.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian terra cotta basket with handle & a beaker shaped as a bunch of grapes - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey.. Against a white background.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian terra cotta basket with handle & a beaker shaped as a bunch of grapes - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian terra cotta wolf shaped ritual vessel - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey.  Against a black background.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian terra cotta wolf shaped ritual vessel - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey.  Against a warn art background.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian four handled terra cotta vase with reliefs - 19th - 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey. Against a white background.
  • Black obsidian arrow heads. Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara
  • Brown obsidian dagger blades. Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Against a white background
  • Detail of wall fresco depicting figure moving. 6000 BC. Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara
  • Terracotta Vase with female face. Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Against a white background
  • Seated marble goddess. Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Against a black background
  • Aslantepe Hittite Orthostat. Limestone, Aslantepe, Malatya, 1200-700 B.C. Anatolian Civilizations Museum, Ankara, Turkey.<br />
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Scene of offering drink and sacrifice. The god, with a symbol of divinity above, is in the chariot while holding a boomerang in his hand and a sword at his waist. The same god holds a lightning bundle in the middle. On the right, the king offers a drink to god. The inscription above reads "Great, powerful King Sulumeli". A servant stands behind holding a bull for sacrifice to the gods. Anatolian Civilizations Museum, Ankara, Turkey<br />
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Against a black background.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian terra cotta two handled beakers - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian terra cotta three spouted teapot - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey.. Against a white background.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian terra cotta three spouted teapot - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey.  Against a black background.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian two headed disk shaped alabaster Goddess figurine - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey.  Against a black background.
  • Black obsidian blades. Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Against a grey background
  • Black obsidian blades. Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Against a grey background
  • Brown obsidian dagger blades. Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Against a gray mottled background
  • Hunting scene. A deer and wild boar are depicted being hunted with people using bows and arrows. One person is depcted trying to net the boar. 6000 BC,  Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Against a black background
  • Detail of wall fresco depicting figure moving wearing a leopard costume. 6000 BC. Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara
  • Seated terracotta goddess, probably a sign of fertility. Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Against a grey background
  • 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 king's offering drink and sacrifice to the god. The god is on the deer, with the bow attached to his shoulder and with a triple bundle of lightning in his hand. The king looks at the god, and makes the libation to the god while carrying a scepter with a curled end - lituus. Behind the king is a servant holding a goat for sacrifice to the god. Hieroglyphs read; "God Parata, Strong King... ". <br />
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Anatolian Civilizations Museum, Ankara, Turkey
  • Neolithic round stone weaving loom weights. 6000 BC. Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara
  • Neolithic round stone weaving loom weights. 6000 BC. Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara
  • Bronze Age Anatolian terra cotta vessel with strainer - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey.  Against a black background.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian terra cotta vessel with strainer - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey.  Against a warn art background.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian decorated terra cotta tea pot with strainer - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey.. Against a white background.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian two headed disk shaped alabaster Goddess figurine - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey. Against a grey background.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian four headed alabaster Goddess figurine - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey.  Against a black background.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian terra cotta wolf shaped ritual vessel - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey. Against a white background.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian terra cotta vtwo headed bull shaped ritual vessel - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey.  Against a black background.
  • Fresco of human figures around a deer. None of the figures carry weapons and some a dressed in leopard costumes. The figures seem to be trying to hold on or touch the deer amd one figure appears to be holding its tongue. 6000 BC, Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara.
  • Black obsidian blades. Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara
  • Brown obsidian dagger blades. Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Against a black background
  • Brown obsidian dagger with a bone handle carved into the shape of a snake. It is believed this may have been a ritual dagger. Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Against a white background
  • Brown obsidian dagger with a bone handle carved into the shape of a snake. It is believed this may have been a ritual dagger. Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara
  • Fresco of human figures around a deer. None of the figures carry weapons and some a dressed in leopard costumes. The figures seem to be trying to hold on or touch the deer amd one figure appears to be holding its tongue. 6000 BC, Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Against a grey background
  • Stone relief of four figures. Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Against a black background
  • Terracotta Vase with female face. Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Against a grey background
  • Styalised stone fiqurine. Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara
  • Terracotta Goddess figure which has been associated with agriculture & human fertility because of her big breasts and wide hips. She is depicted sitting between 2 leopards suggesting she was important. 5750 BC. . Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Against a grey background
  • Hittite monumental relief sculpted orthostat stone panel. Limestone, Karkamıs, (Kargamıs), Carchemish (Karkemish), 900-700 B.C. Hunting carriage.  Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey.<br />
Two human figures; one handling the carriage, the other throwing arrows. Both figures are wearing a headdress shaped like a skullcap. The dagger at the waist of the figure throwing arrow draws attention. There is an animal between the legs of the horse having an aigrette over its head. Anatolian Civilizations Museum, Ankara, Turkey
  • Bronze Age Anatolian decorated terra cotta tea pot with strainer - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian terra cotta two handled beakers - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey.  Against a black background.
  • Decorated terra cotta tree handled vessel with a spout - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey.  Against a black background.
  • Decorated terra cotta tree handled vessel with a spout - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey. Against a grey background.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian terra cotta side spouted pitcher with bill shaped end - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey.  Against a black background.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian terra cotta side spouted pitcher with bill shaped end - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey. Against a grey background.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian terra cotta double boxes for storage - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey.
  • Black obsidian blades. Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Against a white background
  • Brown obsidian dagger blades. Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara
  • Brown obsidian dagger with a bone handle carved into the shape of a snake. It is believed this may have been a ritual dagger. Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Against a black background
  • Hunting scene. A deer and wild boar are depicted being hunted with people using bows and arrows. One person is depcted trying to net the boar. 6000 BC,  Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Against a grey background
  • painted leopard relief. The people of Catalhoyuk had a special religious meaning with leopards. These platered reliefs have many coats of plater indicating their long term importance. 6000 BC,  Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Against a black background
  • Fresco of human figures around a deer. None of the figures carry weapons and some a dressed in leopard costumes. The figures seem to be trying to hold on or touch the deer amd one figure appears to be holding its tongue. 6000 BC, Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Against a black background
  • Detail of wall fresco depicting figure moving wearing a leopard costume. 6000 BC. Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara
  • Wall fresco of geometric red and black triangles which appears to be a rug pattern copy. 6000 BC. . Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Against a white background
  • Wall fresco of geometric red and black triangles which appears to be a rug pattern copy. 6000 BC. . Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara
  • Terracotta Goddess figure which has been associated with agriculture & human fertility because of her big breasts and wide hips. She is depicted sitting between 2 leopards suggesting she was important. 5750 BC. . Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Against a gray mottled background
  • Hittite relief sculpted orthostat stone panel of Royal Buttress. Basalt, Karkamıs, (Kargamıs), Carchemish (Karkemish), 900-700 B.C.  Warrior.  Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey<br />
The figure with a long dress, a thick belt and curly hair has a large egis on his back. The figures carries a spear in his right hand and a long sword at his waist.  Anatolian Civilizations Museum, Ankara, Turkey.<br />
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Against a white background.
  • Aslantepe Hittite relief sculpted orthostat stone panel. Limestone, Aslantepe, Malatya, 1200-700 B.C. Anatolian Civilizations Museum, Ankara, Turkey. Scene of two Gods walking one carrying a spear, dressed in tunics.<br />
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Anatolian Civilizations Museum, Ankara, Turkey
  • Neolithic round stone weaving loom weights. 6000 BC. Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara
  • Bronze Age Anatolian terra cotta two handled beakers - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey. Against a white background.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian terra cotta three spouted teapot - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey. Against a grey background.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian terra cotta duck shaped ritual vessel - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey.  Against a warn art background.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian four headed alabaster Goddess figurine - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey. Against a grey background.
  • Decorated terra cotta tree handled vessel with a spout - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey.  Against a warn art background.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian terra cotta basket with handle & a beaker shaped as a bunch of grapes - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey. Against a grey background.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian terra cotta basket with handle & a beaker shaped as a bunch of grapes - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey.  Against a warn art background.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian terra cotta side spouted pitcher with bill shaped end - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian terra cotta double boxes for storage - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey.  Against a warn art background.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian terra cotta wolf shaped ritual vessel - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian terra cotta vtwo headed bull shaped ritual vessel - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey. Against a grey background.
  • Fresco of human figures around a deer. None of the figures carry weapons and some a dressed in leopard costumes. The figures seem to be trying to hold on or touch the deer amd one figure appears to be holding its tongue. 6000 BC, Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara.
  • Brown obsidian dagger with a bone handle carved into the shape of a snake. It is believed this may have been a ritual dagger. Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Against a grey background
  • Brown obsidian dagger with a bone handle carved into the shape of a snake. It is believed this may have been a ritual dagger. Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Against a gray mottled background
  • Bone necklace. Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Against a white background
  • painted leopard relief. The people of Catalhoyuk had a special religious meaning with leopards. These platered reliefs have many coats of plater indicating their long term importance. 6000 BC,  Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Against a black background
  • painted leopard relief. The people of Catalhoyuk had a special religious meaning with leopards. These platered reliefs have many coats of plater indicating their long term importance. 6000 BC,  Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Against a grey background
  • painted leopard relief. The people of Catalhoyuk had a special religious meaning with leopards. These platered reliefs have many coats of plater indicating their long term importance. 6000 BC,  Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Against a gray mottled background
  • painted leopard relief. The people of Catalhoyuk had a special religious meaning with leopards. These platered reliefs have many coats of plater indicating their long term importance. 6000 BC,  Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Against a white background
  • painted leopard relief. The people of Catalhoyuk had a special religious meaning with leopards. These platered reliefs have many coats of plater indicating their long term importance. 6000 BC,  Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Against a grey background
  • Fresco depicting a scematic arial view of the square houses of Catalhoyuk with the volcanic mout Hasan behind. . Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara
  • Stone relief of four figures. Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Against a white background
  • Stone relief of four figures. Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara
  • Stone relief of four figures. Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Against a gray mottled background
  • Bronze Age Anatolian terra cotta double boxes for storage - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian decorated terra cotta water flask - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey. Against a grey background.
  • Black obsidian blades. Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Against a black background
  • Black obsidian arrow heads. Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Against a black background
  • Fresco of a scene in which a pair of Cranes stand opposite two wild deer. The head of one of the birds is missing. 6000 BC, Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara
  • Wall fresco of geometric red and black triangles which appears to be a rug pattern copy. 6000 BC. . Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Against a grey background
  • Wall fresco of geometric red and black triangles which appears to be a rug pattern copy. 6000 BC. . Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Against a gray mottled background
  • Terracotta Vase with female face. Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Against a black background
  • Neolithic round stone weaving loom weights. 6000 BC. Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara
  • Neolithic round stone weaving loom weights. 6000 BC. Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara
  • Decorated terra cotta tree handled vessel with a spout - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey.. Against a white background.
  • Fresco of human figures around a deer. None of the figures carry weapons and some a dressed in leopard costumes. The figures seem to be trying to hold on or touch the deer amd one figure appears to be holding its tongue. 6000 BC, Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara.
  • Black obsidian arrow heads. Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Against a gray mottled background
  • Brown obsidian dagger blades. Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Against a grey background
  • Bone necklace. Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Against a grey background
  • Fresco of human figures around a deer. None of the figures carry weapons and some a dressed in leopard costumes. The figures seem to be trying to hold on or touch the deer amd one figure appears to be holding its tongue. 6000 BC, Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara.
  • Fresco of human figures around a deer. None of the figures carry weapons and some a dressed in leopard costumes. The figures seem to be trying to hold on or touch the deer amd one figure appears to be holding its tongue. 6000 BC, Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Against a gray mottled background
  • Wall fresco of geometric red and black triangles which appears to be a rug pattern copy. 6000 BC. . Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Against a black background
  • Stone relief of four figures. Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Against a grey background
  • Styalised stone fiqurine. Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara
  • Seated terracotta goddess, probably a sign of fertility. Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Against a black background
  • Seated terracotta goddess, probably a sign of fertility. Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara
  • Terracotta Goddess figure which has been associated with agriculture & human fertility because of her big breasts and wide hips. She is depicted sitting between 2 leopards suggesting she was important. 5750 BC. . Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Against a black background
  • Phrygian terra cotta jug decorated with a painetd deer. From Gordion. Phrygian Collection, 6th century BC - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations Ankara. Turkey. Against a grey background
  • Phrygian bronze trefoil spouted jug from Gordion . Phrygian Collection, 8th century BC - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations Ankara. Turkey. Against an art background
  • Phrygian bronze trefoil spouted jug from Gordion . Phrygian Collection, 8th century BC - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations Ankara. Turkey.
  • Prygian bronze decorated Omphalos Phiale drinking vessel. From Gordion. Phrygian Collection, 8th-7th century BC - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations Ankara. Turkey. Against a grey background
  • Phrygian bronze couldron with decorated winged figure handles . From Gordion. Phrygian Collection, 8th century BC - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations Ankara. Turkey.
  • Close up of a Phrygian terra cotta large jug with handles, decorated with animals, from Gordion. Phrygian Collection, 6th century BC - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations Ankara. Turkey. Against an art background
  • Phrygian terra cotta amphora decorated with geometric designs from Gordion. Phrygian Collection, 8th century BC - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations Ankara. Turkey.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian four headed alabaster Goddess figurine - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey. Against a white background.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian four headed alabaster Goddess figurine - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian terra cotta side spouted pitcher with bill shaped end - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey. Against a white background.
  • 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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  • Hittite terra cotta ring shaped vessel - 16th century BC - Hattusa ( Bogazkoy ) - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey . Against grey art background
  • Hittite Terracotta statue of a bull - 17th-16th century BC - Hattusa ( Bogazkoy ) - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey . Against gray background
  • Black obsidian blades. Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara
  • Black obsidian arrow heads. Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Against a grey background
  • Bone necklace. Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Against a gray mottled background
  • painted leopard relief. The people of Catalhoyuk had a special religious meaning with leopards. These platered reliefs have many coats of plater indicating their long term importance. 6000 BC,  Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara
  • Terracotta Vase with female face. Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara
  • Styalised stone fiqurine. Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Against a white background
  • Seated terracotta goddess, probably a sign of fertility. Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Against a gray mottled background
  • Terracotta Goddess figure which has been associated with agriculture & human fertility because of her big breasts and wide hips. She is depicted sitting between 2 leopards suggesting she was important. 5750 BC. . Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara
  • Picture & image of Hittite monumental relief sculpted orthostat stone panel. Limestone, Karkamıs, (Kargamıs), Carchemish (Karkemish), 900-700 B.C. Hunting carriage.  Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey.<br />
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Two human figures; one handling the carriage, the other throwing arrows. Both figures are wearing a headdress shaped like a skullcap. The dagger at the waist of the figure throwing arrow draws attention. There is an animal between the legs of the horse having an aigrette over its head. <br />
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  • Hittite monumental relief sculpted orthostat stone panel of Royal Buttress. Basalt, Karkamıs, (Kargamıs), Carchemish (Karkemish), 900-700 B.C. Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey.<br />
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Hieroglyph panel1 (left) - Discourse of Yariris. Yariris presents his predecessor, the eldest son Kamanis, to his people. <br />
Second From left panel 2  -  King Araras holds his son Kamanis from the wrist. King carries a sceptre in his hand and a sword at his waist while the prince leans on a stick and carries a sword on his shoulder. <br />
Hieroglyphs reads; "This is Kamanis and his siblings.) held his hand and despite the fact that he is a child, I located him on the temple. This is Yariris' image".  <br />
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Panel 3 - This panels scene showing 8 out of 10 children of the King, the hieroglyphs reads as follows: "Malitispas, Astitarhunzas, Tamitispas,Isikaritispas, Sikaras, Halpawaris, Ya hilatispas". Above, there are three figures holding knucklebones (astragalus) and one figure walking by leaning on a stick; below are two each figures playing the knucklebones and turning whirligigs.<br />
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Panel 4 - The queen carries her youngest son. The hieroglyphs located above read; "and this is Tuwarsais; the prince desired by the ruler, whose exclusiveness has been exposed". While the queen carries her son in her lap, she holds the rope of the colt coming behind with her other hand. The muscles of the colt are schematic. <br />
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  • Hittite monumental relief sculpted orthostat stone panel of Royal Buttress. Basalt, Karkamıs, (Kargamıs), Carchemish (Karkemish), 900-700 B.C. Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey.<br />
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King Araras holds his son Kamanis from the wrist. King carries a sceptre in his hand and a sword at his waist while the prince leans on a stick and carries a sword on his shoulder. <br />
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Hieroglyphs reads; "This is Kamanis and his siblings. I held his hand and despite the fact that he is a child, I located him on the temple. This is Yariris' image".  <br />
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  • Hittite monumental relief sculpted orthostat stone panel of Royal Buttress. Basalt, Karkamıs, (Kargamıs), Carchemish (Karkemish), 900-700 B.C. Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey.<br />
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King Araras holds his son Kamanis from the wrist. King carries a sceptre in his hand and a sword at his waist while the prince leans on a stick and carries a sword on his shoulder. <br />
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Hieroglyphs reads; "This is Kamanis and his siblings.) held his hand and despite the fact that he is a child, I located him on the temple. This is Yariris' image".  <br />
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  • Photo of Hittite relief sculpted orthostat stone panel of Long Wall Basalt, Karkamıs, (Kargamıs), Carchemish (Karkemish), 900-700 B.C. Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey<br />
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Goddess Kubaba. Goddess is depicted from the profile. She holds a pomegranate in her hands on her chest. She carries a one-horned headdress on her head. Her braided hair hangs down to her shoulder . <br />
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  • Photo of Hittite relief sculpted orthostat stone panel of Long Wall Limestone, Karkamıs, (Kargamıs), Carchemish (Karkemish), 900 - 700 B.C. Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey.<br />
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Chariot. One of the two figures in the chariot holds the horse's headstall while the other throws arrows. There is a naked enemy with an arrow in his hip lying face down under the horse's feet It is thought that this figure is depicted smaller than the other figures since it is an enemy soldier. The lower part of the orthostat is decorated with braiding motifs. <br />
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  • Hittite relief sculpted orthostat stone panel of Long Wall Limestone, Karkamıs, (Kargamıs), Carchemish (Karkemish), 900 - 700 B.C. Chariot. Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey<br />
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One of the two figures in the chariot holds the horse's headstall while the other throws arrows. There is a naked enemy with an arrow in his hip lying face down under the horse's feet It is thought that this figure is depicted smaller than the other figures since it is an enemy soldier. The lower part of the orthostat is decorated with braiding motifs. . <br />
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  • Hittite sculpted Orthostats panel from the  Long Wall.  Limestone, Kargarmis, Gaziantep, 900 - 700 BC,  Hieroglyph. Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey.<br />
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In the epigraph with hieroglyph, he narrates that the gods were provoked against him, the account of the cities conquered and the spoils of war; that he allocated a share for the gods, and that he instigated the mighty king Tarhunza and the other gods. In the other lines, he demands that people should present offerings to statues but should evil-intentioned people be among them, such person individuals be punished by the gods.  <br />
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  • Hittite sculpted orthostats of Long Wall Limestone, Karkamıs, (Kargamıs), Carchemish (Karkemish), 900-700 BC. Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey<br />
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Soldiers. Figure of three helmeted warriors. They have their shield in their back and their spear in their hand. The prisoners in their front are depicted as small. The lower part of the orthostat is decorated with wring / braiding motifs.<br />
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  • Photo of Hittite monumental relief sculpted orthostat stone panel from the Herald's Wall. Basalt, Karkamıs, (Kargamıs), Carchemish (Karkemish), 900-700 B.C. Military parade with soldiers. Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey<br />
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Two helmeted soldiers marching soldiers in short skirts carry the shield on their backs and the spears in their hands.  <br />
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  • Hittite monumental relief sculpted orthostat stone panel from the Herald's Wall. Basalt, Karkamıs, (Kargamıs), Carchemish (Karkemish), 900-700 B.C. Military parade with soldiers. Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey<br />
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Two helmeted soldiers marching soldiers in short skirts carry the shield on their backs and the spears in their hands.
  • Hittite relief sculpted orthostat stone panel of Herald's Wall Basalt, Karkamıs, (Kargamıs), Carchemish (Karkemish), 900-700 B.C. Bird-headed, winged figures of human body. Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey.<br />
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These figures are called as "Winged Griffin Demons". Embossing is constructed symmetrically. Their hands are on their heads. It is assumed that they carry the heavens.
  • Photo of Hittite relief sculpted orthostat stone panel of Herald's Wall Basalt, Karkamıs, (Kargamıs), Carchemish (Karkemish), 900-700 B.C. Chimera. Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey.<br />
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Three-headed sphinxes. Winged lion, with a bird of prey's head on the end of its tail, also has a human head with hair in plaits and a conical headdress. The details in his feet are very distinct.  <br />
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  • Hittite relief sculpted orthostat stone panel of Herald's Wall Basalt, Karkamıs, (Kargamıs), Carchemish (Karkemish), 900-700 B.C. Chimera. Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey.<br />
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Three-headed sphinxes. Winged lion, with a bird of prey's head on the end of its tail, also has a human head with hair in plaits and a conical headdress. The details in his feet are very distinct.  <br />
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  • Photo of Hittite relief sculpted orthostat stone panel of Herald's Wall. Limestone, Karkamıs, (Kargamıs), Carchemish (Karkemish), 900-700 B.C. Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey.<br />
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On the left is a winged mixed creature with a human head and body who has a scorpion tail and bird legs; on the right is a human-like god. The figures fight with a winged bull standing on its hind legs. The scorpion-man is known as Girtablull. <br />
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  • Hittite relief sculpted orthostat stone panel of Herald's Wall. Limestone, Karkamıs, (Kargamıs), Carchemish (Karkemish), 900-700 B.C. Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey.<br />
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On the left is a winged mixed creature with a human head and body who has a scorpion tail and bird legs; on the right is a human-like god. The figures fight with a winged bull standing on its hind legs. The scorpion-man is known as Girtablull. <br />
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  • Aslantepe Hittite relief sculpted orthostat stone panel. Limestone, Aslantepe, Malatya, 1200-700 B.C. Anatolian Civilizations Museum, Ankara, Turkey. Scene of two Gods walking one carrying a spear, dressed in tunics.<br />
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  • Aslantepe Hittite relief sculpted orthostat stone panel Limestone, Aslantepe, Malatya, 1200-700 BC. Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey.<br />
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A short-dressed and winged demon (mixed creature), and on the third face is the Storm God. The Storm God holds a triple lightning bundle in his left hand and a hammer in his right hand. His both arms are in an upright position. <br />
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  • Aslantepe Hittite relief sculpted orthostat stone panel of Lion Men. Limestone, 1399-1301 BC. Anatolian Civilizations Museum, Ankara, Turkey.<br />
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There are two lion-men with a sword at their waists on both sides of the tree of life. The figure on the right holds a sickle in his left hand resting on his shoulder and a symbol his right hand. The figure on the left carries a double-faced ax in his right hand.
  • Alaca Hoyuk Hittite monumental relief sculpted orthostat stone panel. Andesite, Alaca, Corum, 1399 - 1301 B.C. Anatolian Civilizations Museum, Ankara, Turkey.<br />
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Hunters - A human figure with a spear in his hands attacking to a lion with two dogs helping him. The lion is on the defensive. One of the dogs has climbed on the back of the lion and bites it while the other attacks towards the lion's belly. The lion steps over the dog with its left hind foot.  Against a white background.
  • Alaca Hoyuk Hittite monumental relief sculpted orthostat stone panel. Andesite, Alaca, Corum, 1399 - 1301 B.C. Anatolian Civilizations Museum, Ankara, Turkey<br />
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The rightmost figure wears a long coat and tailed dress. With both hands, he holds a sceptre with a ring in the middle. This item is thought to be a cult object in Assyria reliefs. The pointed and twisted tips of his shoes also show that he is in a high rank.  <br />
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  • Alaca Hoyuk Sphinx Gate Hittite monumental relief sculpted orthostat stone panel. Andesite, Alaca, corum, 1399 - 1301 B.C.  King and queen in front of the altar. Anatolian Civilizations Museum, Ankara, Turkey.<br />
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Left Panel - The king carries the kingdom sceptre - lituus in his right hand, and extends his left hand forward for worship. The queen wears a fancy dress hanging down to the floor; both figures wear earrings with a large ring.<br />
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Right Panel - Bull. It is the sacred animal of the Storm God. It is over a pedestal which is split from top to bottom. It is stocky and short-legged. With a huge horn, the bull has schematic muscles. In the orthostats on the left side, there is a procession moving towards this bull. <br />
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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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  • Neolithic bone fishing hooks. 6000 BC. Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara
  • Neolithic terracotta cook pot. 6000 BC. Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara
  • Neolithic terracotta cook pot on stand. 6000 BC. Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara
  • Phrygian ivory statuette carved as a roaring lion lying down from a table base decoration. From Gordion. Phrygian Collection, 8th-7th century BC - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations Ankara. Turkey. Against a grey background
  • Stone stele fragment with a Phrygian written inscription. From Grodion . Phrygian Collection, 8th-7th century BC - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations Ankara. Turkey. Against a white background
  • Phrygian Gold bowl with deeply beated design from Gordion. Phrygian Collection, 8th-7th century BC - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations Ankara. Turkey. Against a white background
  • Phrygian terra cotta large jug with handles, decorated with animals, from Gordion. Phrygian Collection, 6th century BC - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations Ankara. Turkey.
  • Close up of a Phrygian terra cotta large jug with handles, decorated with animals, from Gordion. Phrygian Collection, 6th century BC - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations Ankara. Turkey.
  • Phrygian grey ceramic vessel with a strainer and long spout from Gordion. Phrygian Collection, 8th-7th century BC - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations Ankara. Turkey.
  • Phrygian grey ceramic rhython in the shape of a goat from Gordion. Phrygian Collection, 8th-7th century BC - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations Ankara. Turkey.
  • Phrygian grey ceramic rhython in the shape of a goat from Gordion. Phrygian Collection, 8th-7th century BC - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations Ankara. Turkey. Against a grey background
  • Phrygian terra cotta amphora decorated with geometric designs from Gordion. Phrygian Collection, 8th century BC - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations Ankara. Turkey. Against a grey background
  • Phrygian terra cotta jug with geometric designs from Gordion. Phrygian Collection, 8th century BC - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations Ankara. Turkey. Against a white background
  • Phrygian inlayed Wooden Screen from the Gordion Great Tumulus. Phrygian Collection, 8th-7th century BC - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations Ankara. Turkey. Against a white background
  • Bronze Age Anatolian terra cotta two handled beakers - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey.  Against a warn art background.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian terra cotta vessel with strainer - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey. Against a white background.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian terra cotta double boxes for storage - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey.  Against a black background.
  • Bronze Age Anatolian terra cotta double boxes for storage - 19th to 17th century BC - Kültepe Kanesh - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey. Against a grey background.
  • Hittite Terra cotta lion shaped ritual vessel - 16th century BC - Hattusa ( Bogazkoy ) - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey . Against black background
  • Hittite terra cotta tower shaped vessel representing a two storey tower of the city walls complete with merlons - 14th century BC - Hattusa ( Bogazkoy ) - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey . Against white background
  • Hittite terra cotta ritual vessel in the shape of a duck with two heads - 16th century BC - Hattusa ( Bogazkoy ) - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey
  • Hittite terra cotta long neck pitcher - 16th century BC - Hattusa ( Bogazkoy ) - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey . Against white background
  • Hittite terra cotta double handled jug with a relief human face- 17th - 16th century BC - Hattusa ( Bogazkoy ) - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey. Against gray background
  • Hittite pithos with reliefs of animals - 17th - 16th century BC -  Hattusa ( Bogazkoy ) - Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara, Turkey . Against grey art background
  • Seated marble goddess. Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Catalhoyuk Collections. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Against a gray mottled background
  • Hittite monumental relief sculpted orthostat stone panel of a Procession Basalt, Karkamıs, (Kargamıs), Carchemish (Karkemish), 900-700 B.C.  Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey. Young male servants of Kubaba while carrying sacrificial animals on their shoulders. <br />
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  • Picture & image of Hittite monumental relief sculpted orthostat stone panel of a Procession Limestone, Karkamıs, (Kargamıs), Carchemish (Karkemish), 900-700 B.C. Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey.<br />
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It is a depiction of three marching female figures in long dress with a high headdress at their head. These women are considered to be the nuns of the Goddess Kubaba. The figures in the front and behind have a round mirror in their right hand while the figure in the middle has a bunch of spica in her right hand. Figures carry objects similar to a sceptre in their left hand.  <br />
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  • Hittite monumental relief sculpted orthostat stone panel of a Procession. Limestone, Karkamıs, (Kargamıs), Carchemish (Karkemish), 900 - 700 B.C. Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey.<br />
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It is a depiction of three marching female figures in long dress with a high headdress (photos) at their head. These women are considered to be the nuns of the Goddess Kubaba. The figure in the front has a small animal in her right hand while the figure in the middle has a glass in his right hand. The object which the figures carry in their left is not understood.  <br />
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  • Hittite monumental relief sculpted orthostat stone panel of Procession. Basalt, Karkamıs, (Kargamıs), Carchemish (Karkemish), 900 - 700 B.C. Goddess Kubaba. Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey.<br />
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Procession for. There are four figures on the other face of the orthostat. The leftmost figure plays a pipe, while the other three figures play the drums. All of the figures have long skirts and same body heights.
  • Picture & image of Hittite monumental relief sculpted orthostat stone panel. Limestone, Karkamıs, (Kargamıs), Carchemish (Karkemish), 900-700 B.C. Hunting carriage. Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey.<br />
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Two human figures; one handling the carriage, the other throwing arrows. Both figures are wearing a headdress shaped like a skullcap. The dagger at the waist of the figure throwing arrow draws attention. There is an animal between the legs of the horse having an aigrette over its head.  <br />
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  • Hittite monumental relief sculpted orthostat stone panel of Procession. Limestone, Karkamıs, (Kargamıs), Carchemish (Karkemish), 900-700 B.C. Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey.<br />
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Musicians. Two musicians with short arms, wearing long dresses and wide belts; one plays a Saz (a stringed musical instrument) with tassels on the handle while the other plays the flute. The third small figure holds castanets (?) in his hands. The figure on the right wears a short skirt, contrary to the others. She dances over her finger tips with her hands over her head.<br />
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  • Hittite monumental relief sculpted orthostat stone panel of Royal Buttress. Basalt, Karkamıs, (Kargamıs), Carchemish (Karkemish), 900-700 B.C. Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey.<br />
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Hieroglyph panel (left) - Discourse of Yariris. Yariris presents his predecessor, the eldest son Kamanis, to his people. <br />
Right Panel - King Araras holds his son Kamanis from the wrist. King carries a sceptre in his hand and a sword at his waist while the prince leans on a stick and carries a sword on his shoulder. <br />
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Hieroglyphs reads; "This is Kamanis and his siblings. held his hand and despite the fact that he is a child, I located him on the temple. This is Yariris' image".  <br />
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  • Photo of Hittite relief sculpted orthostat stone panel of Royal Buttress Basalt, Karkamıs, (Kargamıs), Carchemish (Karkemish), 900-700 B.C. Warriors. Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey.<br />
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Three figures each with a long dress, a thick belt and curly hair. The figure in front holds a spear with a broken tip in his left hand and a leafy branch in his right hand. The figure in the middle made his left hand a fist, and he carries a tool with his right hand at the level of his head. They are followed with a figure holding a sceptre in his left hand. All three have each a long sword at their waist. <br />
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  • Hittite relief sculpted orthostat stone panel of Royal Buttress Basalt, Karkamıs, (Kargamıs), Carchemish (Karkemish), 900-700 B.C. Warriors. Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey.<br />
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Three figures each with a long dress, a thick belt and curly hair. The figure in front holds a spear with a broken tip in his left hand and a leafy branch in his right hand. The figure in the middle made his left hand a fist, and he carries a tool with his right hand at the level of his head. They are followed with a figure holding a sceptre in his left hand. All three have each a long sword at their waist. <br />
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Against a grey art background.
  • Hittite relief sculpted orthostat stone panel of Long Wall Basalt, Karkamıs, (Kargamıs), Carchemish (Karkemish), 900-700 B.C. Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey<br />
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Goddess Kubaba. Goddess is depicted from the profile. She holds a pomegranate in her hands on her chest. She carries a one-horned headdress on her head. Her braided hair hangs down to her shoulder . <br />
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On a White Background.
  • Hittite relief sculpted orthostat stone panel of Long Wall Basalt, Karkamıs, (Kargamıs), Carchemish (Karkemish), 900 - 700 B.C. Anatolian Civilizations Museum, Ankara, Turkey.<br />
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Goddess Kubaba. Goddess is depicted from the profile. The part below the chest of the relief is broken. She holds a pomegranate in her hands on her chest. She carries a one-horned headdress on her head. Her braided hair hangs down to her shoulder. The text in the hieroglyphics is not understood. The lower part of the relief has been restored. <br />
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On a black background.
  • Picture & image of Hittite relief sculpted orthostat stone panel of Long Wall Basalt, Karkamıs, (Kargamıs), Carchemish (Karkemish), 900 - 700 BC. Anatolian Civilizations Museum, Ankara, Turkey.<br />
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Chariot. One of the two figures in the chariot holds the horse's headstall while the other throws arrows. There is a naked enemy with an arrow in his hip lying face down under the horse's feet. It is thought that this figure is depicted smaller than the other figures since it is an enemy soldier. The tower part of the orthostat is decorated with braiding motifs.<br />
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On a gray background.
  • Hittite sculpted Orthostats panel from the  Long Wall.  Limestone, Kargarmis, Gaziantep, 900 - 700 BC,  Hieroglyph. Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey.<br />
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In the epigraph with hieroglyph, he narrates that the gods were provoked against him, the account of the cities conquered and the spoils of war; that he allocated a share for the gods, and that he instigated the mighty king Tarhunza and the other gods. In the other lines, he demands that people should present offerings to statues but should evil-intentioned people be among them, such person individuals be punished by the gods. <br />
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On a White Background.
  • Hittite sculpted orthostats panels of Long Wall Limestone, Karkamıs, (Kargamıs), Carchemish (Karkemish), 900-700 B.C. Soldiers. Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey<br />
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Figures of helmeted warriors. They have their shield in their back and their spear in their hand. The prisoner in their front is depicted as small. The lower part of the orthostat is decorated with braiding motifs. <br />
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On a black background.
  • Hittite sculpted Orthostats panel of Long Wall Limestone, Karkamıs, (Kargamıs), Carchemish (Karkemish), 900-700 B.C. Soldiers. Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey<br />
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Figure of two helmeted warriors. They have their shield in their back and their spear in their hand. The prisoner in their front is depicted small. A human head is depicted in the left hand of the warrior in the front. The warrior at the rear holds the prisoners sitting on his lap from his hair. Below this figure, which was described small, lies yet another small human figure. <br />
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On a grey art background.
  • Photo of Hittite sculpted orthostats panels of Long Wall Limestone, Karkamıs, (Kargamıs), Carchemish (Karkemish), 900-700 B.C. Soldiers. Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey<br />
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Figure of two helmeted warriors. They have their shield in their back and their spear in their hand. The prisoner in their front is depicted as small. The lower part of the orthostat is decorated with braiding motifs. <br />
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On a brown art background.
  • Hittite relief sculpted orthostat stone panel of Herald's Wall Basalt, Karkamıs, (Kargamıs), Carchemish (Karkemish), 900-700 B.C. Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey.<br />
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On the right is a bearded human figure with a short skirt; with the dagger in his right hand, he is stabbing the lion standing on his front legs while holding the lion's tail with his left hand. On the left is a bearded god figure with a horned-headdress, who grasps the lion's hind leg while holding the ax over his head with his right hand. <br />
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Against a grey art background.
  • Hittite relief sculpted orthostat stone panel of Herald's Wall Basalt, Karkamıs, (Kargamıs), Carchemish (Karkemish), 900-700 B.C. Bird-headed, winged figures of human body. Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey.<br />
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These figures are called as "Winged Griffin Demons". Embossing is constructed symmetrically. Their hands are on their heads. It is assumed that they carry the heavens.
  • Hittite relief sculpted orthostat stone panel of Herald's Wall Limestone, Karkamıs, (Kargamıs), Carchemish (Karkemish), 900-700 B.C. Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey.<br />
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This relief tells the story the killing of Humbaba, protective deity of the cedar forests, by Gilgamesh and Enkidu. The figures standing on both sides hold, with one hand, the arms of the figure in the middle transversally while they stab the dagger on the head of the figure.  <br />
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Against a grey art background.
  • Aslantepe Hittite Orthostat. Limestone, Aslantepe, Malatya, 1200-700 B.C. <br />
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Scene of offering drink and sacrifice. The god, with a symbol of divinity above, is in the chariot while holding a boomerang in his hand and a sword at his waist. The same god holds a lightning bundle in the middle. On the right, the king offers a drink to god. The inscription above reads "Great, powerful King Sulumeli". A servant stands behind holding a bull for sacrifice to the gods. Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey.<br />
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Against a brown art background.

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