• Hittite monumental relief sculpted orthostat stone panel of Water Gate. Basalt, 900 - 700 BC. Anatolian Civilisations Museum. Ankara. Turkey.<br />
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Fragment of Two bull men holding the trunk of the tree in the middle. The faces of the figures, having tufts in both temples over the chain, have been depicted from the front direction. The horned figures with bull like ears and legs have human bodies. <br />
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On a grey art background.
  • Hittite monumental relief sculpted orthostat stone panel from Water Gate Limestone, Karkamıs, (Kargamıs), Carchemish (Karkemish), 900-700 BC.  Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey.<br />
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The figure sitting on a stool to the left of the table holds a goblet in his right hand which he raised upwards. Behind, there is a servant with a fan in his hand. On the other side of the table is another servant waits with a vessel in the hands. The rightmost figure plays a Saz (a stringed musical instrument) with the tassel on the handle. <br />
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On a grey art background.
  • Pictures & images of the North Gate Hittite sculpture stele depicting Hittite winged God. 8th century BC. Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey. Against art background
  • Pictures & images of the North Gate Hittite sculpture stele depicting Hittite Gods. 8th century BC. Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey. Against grey art background
  • Pictures & images of the North Gate Hittite sculpture stele depicting Hittite God hunting a lion. 8th century BC. Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey. Against grey art background
  • Pictures & images of the North Gate Hittite sculpture stele depicting Hittite mythical animal Gods. 8th century BC. Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey. Against grey art background
  • Pictures & images of the South Gate Hittite sculpture stele depicting Hittite Gods. 8th century BC. Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey.  Against art background
  • Photo of Hittite monumental relief sculpted orthostat stone panel from Water Gate Basalt, Karkamıs, (Kargamıs), Carchemish (Karkemish), 900-700 B.C. Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey.<br />
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 A portion of the body and the feet of the Sphinx. Its chest was processed as fish flakes. Parallel lines on its wings draw attention.  <br />
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On a brown art background.
  • Hittite monumental relief sculpted orthostat stone panel from Water Gate Basalt, Karkamıs, (Kargamıs), Carchemish (Karkemish), 900-700 B.C. Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey.<br />
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 A portion of the body and the feet of the Sphinx. Its chest was processed as fish flakes. Parallel lines on its wings draw attention.  <br />
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On a grey art background.
  • Photo of Hittite monumental relief sculpted orthostat stone panel from Water Gate Basalt, Karkamıs, (Kargamıs), Carchemish (Karkemish), 900-700 B.C.  Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey.<br />
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Two bull-men holding the trunk of the tree in the middle. The faces of the figures, having tufts in both temples over the chain, have been depicted from the front direction. The horned figures with bull-like ears and legs have human bodies. <br />
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On a brown art background.
  • Photo of Hittite monumental relief sculpted orthostat stone panel from Water Gate Basalt, Karkamıs, (Kargamıs), Carchemish (Karkemish). 900-700 BC . Stag. Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey. With his large and many branched antler, he walks towards the right. <br />
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On a brown art background.
  • Pictures & images of the North Gate Hittite sculpture stele depicting a Hittite chariot. 8th century BC. Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey. Against art background
  • Pictures & images of the North Gate Hittite sculpture stele depicting a women breast feeding a child. 8the century BC.  Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey. Against art background
  • Pictures & images of the North Gate Hittite sculpture stele depicting Hittite Gods. 8th century BC. Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey. Against art background
  • Pictures & images of the North Gate Hittite sculpture stele depicting Hittite Gods. 8th century BC. Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey. Against art background
  • Pictures & images of the North Gate ancient Hittite stele stone slabs with stele of Hittite Gods, mythical beasts and lion as well as carvings of the Phoenician language  known as the Karatepe bilingual, which allowed academics to translate Hittite hieroglyphs. 8th century BC discovered in 1946. Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey. Against art background
  • Pictures & images of the North Gate Hittite sculpture stele depicting Hittite man with abow and a bear. 8th century BC. Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey. Against grey art background
  • Pictures & images of the North Gate Hittite sculpture stele depicting Hittite Gods. 8th century BC. Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey. Against grey art background
  • Pictures & images of the North Gate Hittite sculpture stele depicting a ship with fish. 8the century BC.  Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey. Against grey art background
  • Pictures & images of the South Gate Hittite sculpture stele depicting Hittite Gods. 8th century BC. Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey.  Against grey art background
  • Pictures & images of the South Gate Hittite sculpture stele depicting Hittite Gods. 8th century BC. Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey.  Against grey art background
  • Pictures & images of the North Gate Hittite sculpture stele depicting a winged bird God. 8the century BC.  Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey. Against art background
  • Pictures & images of the North Gate Hittite sculpture stele depicting Hittite Gods. 8th century BC. Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey. Against grey art background
  • Pictures & images of the North Gate Hittite sculpture stele depicting a winged bird God. 8the century BC.  Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey. Against grey art background
  • Pictures & images of the South Gate Hittite sculpture stele depicting Hittite Gods. 8th century BC. Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey.  Against art background
  • Pictures & images of the North Gate Hittite sculpture stele depicting man with wolves. 8the century BC.  Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey. Against grey art background
  • Pictures & images of the South Gate Hittite sculpture stele depicting Hittite Gods. 8th century BC. Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey.  Against art background
  • Hittite monumental relief sculpted orthostat stone panel from Water Gate Basalt, Karkamıs, (Kargamıs), Carchemish (Karkemish), 900-700 B.C. Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey. Bull-man holding the trunk of the tree. The waist-down part of the figure is in the form of a bull. <br />
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On a grey art background.
  • Photo of Hittite monumental relief sculpted orthostat stone panel from Water Gate Basalt, Karkamıs, (Kargamıs), Carchemish (Karkemish), 900-700 B.C. Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey. Bull-man holding the trunk of the tree. The waist-down part of the figure is in the form of a bull. <br />
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On a brown art background.
  • Photo of Hittite monumental relief sculpted orthostat stone panel of Water Gate. Basalt, 900 - 700 BC. Anatolian Civilisations Museum. Ankara. Turkey.<br />
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Fragment of Two bull men holding the trunk of the tree in the middle. The faces of the figures, having tufts in both temples over the chain, have been depicted from the front direction. The horned figures with bull like ears and legs have human bodies. <br />
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On a brown art background.
  • Hittite monumental relief sculpted orthostat stone panel from Water Gate Basalt, Karkamıs, (Kargamıs), Carchemish (Karkemish), 900-700 B.C.  Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey.<br />
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Two bull-men holding the trunk of the tree in the middle. The faces of the figures, having tufts in both temples over the chain, have been depicted from the front direction. The horned figures with bull-like ears and legs have human bodies. <br />
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On a grey art background.
  • Photo of Hittite monumental relief sculpted orthostat stone panel from Water Gate Basalt, Karkamıs, (Kargamıs), Carchemish (Karkemish). 900-700 BC . Stag. Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey. With his large and many branched antler, he walks towards the right. <br />
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On a brown art background.
  • Hittite monumental relief sculpted orthostat stone panel from Water Gate Basalt, Karkamıs, (Kargamıs), Carchemish (Karkemish). 900-700 BC . Stag. Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey. With his large and many branched antler, he walks towards the right. <br />
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On a grey art background.
  • Pictures & images of the North Gate Hittite sculpture stele depicting Hittite man with abow and a bear. 8th century BC. Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey. Against art background
  • Pictures & images of the North Gate Hittite sculpture stele depicting a Hittite chariot. 8th century BC. Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey. Against grey art background
  • Pictures & images of the North Gate Hittite sculpture stele depicting Hittite winged God. 8th century BC. Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey. Against grey art background
  • Pictures & images of the South Gate Hittite sculpture stele depicting Hittite Gods. 8th century BC. Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey.  Against grey art background
  • Pictures & images of the South Gate Hittite sculpture stele depicting Hittite Gods. 8th century BC. Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey.  Against grey art background
  • Pictures & images of the North Gate Hittite sculpture stele depicting a ship with fish. 8the century BC.  Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey. Against art background
  • Pictures & images of the North Gate Hittite sculpture stele depicting Hittite mythical animal Gods. 8th century BC. Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey. Against art background
  • Pictures & images of the North Gate Hittite sculpture stele depicting Hittite Gods. 8th century BC. Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey. Against art background
  • Pictures & images of the North Gate Hittite sculpture stele depicting musicians playing instruments. 8the century BC.  Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey. Against art background
  • Pictures & images of the North Gate Hittite sculpture stele depicting Hittite Gods. 8th century BC. Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey. Against grey art background
  • Pictures & images of the South Gate Hittite sculpture stele depicting Hittite Gods. 8th century BC. Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey.  Against art background
  • Pictures & images of the South Gate Hittite sculpture stele depicting Hittite Gods. 8th century BC. Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey.  Against art background
  • Pictures & images of the North Gate Hittite sculpture stele depicting man with wolves. 8the century BC.  Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey. Against art background
  • Pictures & images of the North Gate Hittite sculpture stele depicting Hittite Gods. 8th century BC. Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey. Against grey art background
  • Pictures & images of the North Gate Hittite sculpture stele depicting musicians playing instruments. 8the century BC.  Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey. Against grey art background
  • Photo of Hittite monumental relief sculpted orthostat stone panel from Water Gate Limestone, Karkamıs, (Kargamıs), Carchemish (Karkemish), 900-700 BC.  Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey.<br />
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The figure sitting on a stool to the left of the table holds a goblet in his right hand which he raised upwards. Behind, there is a servant with a fan in his hand. On the other side of the table is another servant waits with a vessel in the hands. The rightmost figure plays a Saz (a stringed musical instrument) with the tassel on the handle. <br />
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On a brown art background.
  • Hittite monumental relief sculpted orthostat stone panel from Water Gate Basalt, Karkamıs, (Kargamıs), Carchemish (Karkemish). 900-700 BC . Stag. Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey. With his large and many branched antler, he walks towards the right. <br />
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On a grey art background.
  • Pictures & images of the North Gate Hittite sculpture stele depicting Hittite Gods. 8th century BC. Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey. Against art background
  • Pictures & images of the North Gate Hittite sculpture stele depicting Hittite Gods. 8th century BC. Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey. Against art background
  • Pictures & images of the North Gate Hittite sculpture stele depicting Hittite God hunting a lion. 8th century BC. Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey. Against art background
  • Pictures & images of the South Gate Hittite sculpture stele depicting Hittite Gods. 8th century BC. Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey.  Against art background
  • Hittite monumental relief sculpture of a god probably about to kill a lion (missing) with his axe. Late Hittite Period - 900-700 BC. Adana Archaeology Museum, Turkey. Against a grey art background
  • Hittite monumental relief sculpture. Late Hittite Period - 900-700 BC. Adana Archaeology Museum, Turkey. Against a grey art background
  • Hittite monumental relief sculpture of a seated figure holding a bunch of grapes. Adana Archaeology Museum, Turkey. Against a grey art background
  • Hittite monumental relief sculpture of a figure holding a document. Adana Archaeology Museum, Turkey. Against a grey art background
  • Close up of Hittite monumental relief sculpture ofa God probably holding lightning rods. Late Hittite Period - 900-700 BC. Adana Archaeology Museum, Turkey. Against a grey art background
  • Hittite monumental relief sculpture of a God hunting, its hieroglyphic symbol is above its head. Late Hittite Period - 900-700 BC. Adana Archaeology Museum, Turkey. Against a grey art background
  • Hittite monumental relief sculpture of of two seated figure, not a typical Hittite style with a lot of other influences. Late Hittite Period - 900-700 BC. Adana Archaeology Museum, Turkey. Against a grey art background
  • Hittite monumental relief sculpture of a man with an axe in one hand about to use it to kill a lion he is holding updide down in his other hand. Late Hittite Period - 900-700 BC. Adana Archaeology Museum, Turkey. Against a grey art background
  • Hittite monumental relief sculpture of a seated figure. Late Hittite Period - 900-700 BC. Adana Archaeology Museum, Turkey. Against a grey art background
  • Hittite monumental relief sculpture fragment. Late Hittite Period - 900-700 BC. Adana Archaeology Museum, Turkey. Against a grey art background
  • Hittite monumental relief sculpture of a lion. Late Hittite Period - 900-700 BC. Adana Archaeology Museum, Turkey. Against a grey art background
  • Hittite monumental relief sculpture ofa God probably holding lightning rods. Late Hittite Period - 900-700 BC. Adana Archaeology Museum, Turkey. Against a grey art background
  • Hittite monumental relief sculptures, 900 - 700 BC, from Adana Archaeology Museum, Turkey. Against a grey art background
  • Hittite monumental statue probably of Tarhunda, the Storm God, standing on a cart being pulled by two bulls. Adana Archaeology Museum, Turkey. Against a grey art background
  • Hittite monumental statue probably of Tarhunda, the Storm God, standing on a cart being pulled by two bulls. Adana Archaeology Museum, Turkey. Against a grey art background
  • Hittite monumental statue probably of Tarhunda, the Storm God, standing on a cart being pulled by two bulls. Adana Archaeology Museum, Turkey. Against a grey art background
  • Hittite monumental statue probably of Tarhunda, the Storm God, standing on a cart being pulled by two bulls. Adana Archaeology Museum, Turkey. Against a grey art background
  • Picture of the Hittite Hittite Fasillar Monument, finished replica of 13th century BC original. Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey. Against a grey art background.<br />
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The original is an unfinished monumental stele that is situated fiat on the back on a slope at the immediate vicinity of the village Fasillar within the Konya province, Beysehir. This is an exact replica of the original that was made of trachyte igneous rock. This represents the origin& that was cast into the mould of the same dimensions and colour. <br />
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The height from the toes to the top of the lions is 7,40 meters. There is also a socket that is 80 cm. Long inserted into the basement. The Hittite monument dates from the end of 13th century BC There appears the great God higher than 4 meters stepping on the smaller mountain God that is accompanied by the lions on.
  • Late Hittite Basalt funereal Steel with a relief sculpture of a warrior from 9 - 8th Cent B.C, excavated from Arslan Tash (Turkish; Arslan Lion, Taş Stone), ancient Hadātu, is an archaeological site in northern Syria 30km east of the Euphrates River and nearby the town of Ain al-Arab. Istanbul Archaeological Museum Inv. No 1981.
  • Pictures & Images of the Sphinx gate Hittite sculpture, Alaca Hoyuk (Alacahoyuk) Hittite archaeological site  Alaca, Çorum Province, Turkey,
  • Hittite monumental relief sculpted orthostat stone panel Orthostats of a Procession. Limestone, Karkamıs, (Kargamıs), Carchemish (Karkemish), 900 700 BC. Griffin. Anatolian Civilisations Museum. Ankara. Bird - headed lions standing opposite on their hind legs (griffin). It is symmetric. <br />
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Against a grey art background.
  • Photo of Hittite monumental relief sculpted orthostat stone panel of a Procession Basalt, Kargamis, Gaziantepe, 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 bunch of spicy in their right hand while the figure in the middle has an empty 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. 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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  • 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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Two figures lying over the lion. There is a crescent at the head of the winged god at the front. It is thought that the figure at the front is moon god and the one at the rear is sun god. <br />
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  • 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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  • Photo 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Pictures & images of the North Gate Hittite sculpture stele depicting Hittite Gods. 8th century BC. Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey. Against art background
  • Pictures & images of the North Gate Hittite sculpture stele depicting Hittite Gods. 8th century BC. Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey. Against grey art background
  • Pictures & images of the South Gate Hittite sculpture statue of Hittite Storm God Tarhunzas ( Tarḫunz Tarḫunna or in Hurrian Teshub or in Phoenician Baal Krntrys ). 8th century BC. Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey. Against grey art background
  • Moulding of 8th Cent. BC late Hittite rock relief . Warpalas, King of Tyana land, praying in front of a plant & storm god Tarhunza. From Ivriz (Konya, Ergeli) Turkey. Istanbul Archaeological Museum Inv. No 7869.
  • Late Hittite (Aramaean)  Basalt relief sculptures  from 9th Cent B.C, excavated from the west side of the citadel gate of Sam'al (Hittite: Yadiya) located at Zincirli Höyük in the Anti-Taurus Mountains of modern Turkey's Gaziantep Province. Left Deer Buck, Inv no 7712, Middle Winged Lion inv no. 7706, Left Male with Axe Inv No. 7727. Istanbul Archaeological Museum.
  • 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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  • Pictures & Images of the Sphinx gate Hittite sculpture, Alaca Hoyuk (Alacahoyuk) Hittite archaeological site Alaca, Çorum Province, Turkey, Also known as Alacahüyük, Aladja-Hoyuk, Euyuk, or Evuk
  • Pictures & Images of the Sphinx gate Hittite sculpture, Alaca Hoyuk (Alacahoyuk) Hittite archaeological site Alaca, Çorum Province, Turkey, Also known as Alacahüyük, Aladja-Hoyuk, Euyuk, or Evuk
  • Photo of Hittite monumental relief sculpted orthostat stone panel of a Procession. Basalt, Karkamıs, (Kargamıs), Carchemish (Karkemish), 900-700 B.C. Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey. Two animals struggling with each other. The lion attacking the bull holds the bull's chin and turns it backwards.  <br />
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  • Photo of 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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  • 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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Against a grey art background.
  • Hittite monumental relief sculpted orthostat stone panel from the Herald's Wall. Basalt, Karkamıs, (Kargamıs), Carchemish (Karkemish), 900-700 B.C. Military parade. Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey. Two helmeted 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 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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  • 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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Right panel - 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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  • 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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Two figures are seen, each with a long dress, a thick belt and curled hair. The figure in front carries a spear in his left hand and a long sword at his waist, and the figure behind carries an axe in his left hand and a quiver on his back.   <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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Two figures are seen, each with a long dress, a thick belt and curled hair. The figure in front carries a spear in his left hand and a long sword at his waist, and the figure behind carries an axe in his left hand and a quiver on his back.   <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. Two helmeted soldiers in short skirt carry shield on their backs and spear in their hands.<br />
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  • 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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Two figures lying over the lion. There is a crescent at the head of the winged god at the front. It is thought that the figure at the front is moon god and the one at the rear is sun god. <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 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 brown art 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 grey art background.
  • 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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  • Photo of 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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  • Photo of Hittite relief sculpted orthostat stone panel of Long Wall Limestone, Karkamıs, (Kargamıs), Carchemish (Karkemish), 900 - 700 B.C. Anatolian Civilizations Museum, Ankara, Turkey. The short-skirted figure with a dagger at the waist holds the gazelle from its hind legs.<br />
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  • Hittite relief sculpted orthostat stone panel of Long Wall Limestone, Karkamıs, (Kargamıs), Carchemish (Karkemish), 900 - 700 B.C. Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey. The short-skirted figure with a dagger at the waist holds the gazelle from its hind legs.<br />
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  • Photo of 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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  • 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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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 brown art background.
  • Hittite relief sculpted orthostat stone panel of Herald's Wall. Limestone, Karkamıs, (Kargamıs), Carchemish (Karkemish), 900-700 B.C. Military parade. Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey.<br />
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Three helmeted soldiers in short skirts carry the shield on their backs and the spears in their hands. The bottom right part of the relief was left untreated since the pedestal stood in front of it. <br />
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  • 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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  • 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. <br />
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Against 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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Protective mixed creatures. One each hand of the lion-headed men is in the form of a fist. The mace on the left is over the head of the weapon on the right. The two bull-men in the middle carry one spear each in their hands. Bull-man is known as Kusarikku, and the lion-man is known as Ugallu. <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 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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  • Upright picture of Alaca Hoyuk Sphinx Gate Hittite monumental relief sculpted orthostat stone panel. Andesite, Alaca, Corum, 1399 - 1301 B.C. Jugglers and acrobats.  Anatolian Civilizations Museum, Ankara, Turkey<br />
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The juggler facing towards left, with long hair and a short dress, swallows a dagger; the smaller acrobats behind go up the stairs without holding on. All the figures have horned headdresses and earrings with a huge ring on their ears. It is thought that the acrobats are of different nationality, which is the reason why they are depicted smaller. <br />
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  • Pictures & images of the North Gate Hittite sculpture stele depicting soldiers. 8the century BC.  Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey. Against art background
  • Pictures & images of the North Gate Hittite sculpture stele depicting Hittite Gods. 8th century BC. Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey. Against art background
  • Pictures & images of the North Gate Hittite sculpture stele depicting Hittite Gods. 8th century BC. Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey. Against art background
  • Pictures & images of the North Gate Hittite sculpture stele men hunting. 8th century BC.  Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey. Against art background
  • Pictures & images of the North Gate Hittite sculpture stele depicting a women breast feeding a child. 8the century BC.  Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey. Against grey art background
  • Pictures & images of the South Gate Hittite sculpture statue of Hittite Storm God Tarhunzas ( Tarḫunz Tarḫunna or in Hurrian Teshub or in Phoenician Baal Krntrys ). 8th century BC. Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey.  Against art background
  • Pictures & images of the South Gate Hittite sculpture stele depicting Hittite Gods. 8th century BC. Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey.  Against grey art background
  • Pictures & images of the South Gate Hittite sculpture statue of Hittite Storm God Tarhunzas ( Tarḫunz Tarḫunna or in Hurrian Teshub or in Phoenician Baal Krntrys ). 8th century BC. Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey. Against grey art background
  • Late Hittite (Aramaean)  Basalt relief sculpture of an Aslan Lion from 9th Cent B.C, excavated from the west side of the citadel gate of Sam'al (Hittite: Yadiya) located at Zincirli Höyük in the Anti-Taurus Mountains of modern Turkey's Gaziantep Province. Istanbul Archaeological Museum Inv. No 7727.
  • Hittite monumental statue probably of Tarhunda, the Storm God, standing on a cart being pulled by two bulls. Adana Archaeology Museum, Turkey. Against a grey art background
  • Hittite monumental statue probably of Tarhunda, the Storm God, standing on a cart being pulled by two bulls. Adana Archaeology Museum, Turkey. Against a grey art background
  • Photo of 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.  <br />
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  • Photo 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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  • Photo of 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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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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  • 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 grey art background.
  • Photo of 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 brown art background.
  • 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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On a brown art 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 grey art 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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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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  • 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 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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  • 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. <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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A pair of kneeling bull on either side of the tree of life, one each foot is on the tree, the other feet are bend towards the abdomen.  <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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  • 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. 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 Civilisations 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 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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  • 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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  • Hittite relief sculpted stone panel. Lion. Aslantepe Gate Limestone, Aslantepe, Malatya, 1200-700 B.C. Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey.<br />
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The lion on the left of the two lions at the gate of the palace. His head and his front part were processed as high embossing and his body as regular embossing. The signs behind the lion and over his tail read; "Halposulupis, Mighty (?) King".<br />
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  • Hittite relief sculpted stone panel. Lion. Aslantepe Gate Limestone, Aslantepe, Malatya, 1200-700 B.C. Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey.<br />
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The lion on the left of the two lions at the gate of the palace. His head and his front part were processed as high embossing and his body as regular embossing. The signs behind the lion and over his tail read; "Halposulupis, Mighty (?) King".<br />
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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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  • Aslantepe Monumental Hittite relief sculpted orthostat stone panel.  Limestone, Aslantepe, Malatya, 1200-700 B.C. <br />
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. <br />
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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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Winged protective god holds a branch with fruits. in his left hand, and a fruit in his right hand.<br />
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  • Aslantepe Hittite relief sculpted Stele. Limestone, Aslantepe, Malatya, 1200-700 B.C. Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey.<br />
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Under the winged sun disk, is a god standing on a lion and across the god is a sitting goddess. The hieroglyphs reads "Karhuhas, the stag god" for the god, and "Kubaba" for the Goddess. <br />
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  • Aslantepe Hittite relief sculpted Stele. Limestone, Aslantepe, Malatya, 1200-700 B.C. Anatolian Civilizations Museum, Ankara, Turkey.<br />
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Under the winged sun disk, is a god standing on a lion and across the god is a sitting goddess. The hieroglyphs reads "Karhuhas, the stag god" for the god, and "Kubaba" for the Goddess. <br />
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  • Alaca Hoyuk Sphinx Gate Hittite monumental relief sculpted orthostat stone pane of Goddess. Anatolian Civilizations Museum, Ankara, Turkey.<br />
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Sitting in a chair without a backrest, the head and the face of the figure are completely destroyed. She has a long veil on her head, a long dress hanging down to her ankles, and the shoes with the curved ends. The stool under her feet indicates that she is an important person. She drinks something from the vessel in her right hand and she keeps the handled goblet in her hand a little higher.  <br />
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  • Alaca Hoyuk Hittite monumental relief sculpted orthostat stone panel of a hunt.  Anatolian Civilizations Museum. Ankara. Turkey.<br />
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A kneeling figure on the top right is shooting arrows from a bow at a wild boar. Below them deer are grazing. Another hunter is in the bottom right of the panel but has been badly weathered.<br />
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  • Alaca Hoyuk Hittite monumental relief sculpted orthostat stone panel of a hunt.  Anatolian Civilizations Museum. Ankara. Turkey.<br />
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A kneeling figure on the top right is shooting arrows from a bow at a wild boar. Below them deer are grazing. Another hunter is in the bottom right of the panel but has been badly weathered.<br />
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  • Alaca Hoyuk Sphinx Gate Hittite monumental relief sculpted orthostat stone panel. A figure bringing sacrificial animals.  Anatolian Civilizations Museum, Ankara. Turkey<br />
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The figure wearing a long-tailed cloak holds, with the right hand, the horn of the goat coming from behind.  <br />
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  • Alaca Hoyuk Sphinx Gate Hittite monumental relief sculpted orthostat stone panel. Andesite, Alaca, Corum, 1399 - 1301 B.C. Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey.<br />
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Figure with a sharp and horned headdress (probably a god) sitting on a stool with a short backrest, with a figure (probably the figure of a king) worshipping to it. Both figures wear a large and ring-shaped earring. Among them is a hieroglyph, the symbol of divinity.<br />
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  • Alaca Hoyuk - Hittite lion sculptures corner Stone. . Andesite. Alacahoyuk, 1399 - 1301 B.C. Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey.<br />
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Corner stone decorated by 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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  • 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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  • Pictures & images of the North Gate Hittite sculpture stele depicting a God with a spear. 8the century BC.  Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey. Against art background
  • Pictures & images of the North Gate Hittite sculpture stele depicting the Egyptian God Bes. 8the century BC.  Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey. Against art background
  • Pictures & images of the North Gate Hittite sculpture stele depicting Hittite Gods. 8th century BC. Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey. Against art background
  • Pictures & images of the North Gate Hittite sculpture stele depicting Hittite Gods. 8th century BC. Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey. Against grey art background
  • Pictures & images of the North Gate Hittite sculpture stele depicting Hittite Gods. 8th century BC. Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey. Against grey art background
  • Pictures & images of the North Gate Hittite sculpture stele depicting Hittite Gods. 8th century BC. Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey. Against grey art background
  • Pictures & images of the North Gate Hittite sculpture stele depicting Hittite man with a sheep on his shoulders. 8th century BC. Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey. Against grey art background
  • Pictures & images of the North Gate Hittite sculpture statue depicting a mythical winged god with a human head. 8the century BC.  Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey. Against grey art background
  • Pictures & images of the South Gate Hittite sculpture stele depicting Hittite Gods. 8th century BC. Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey. Against art background
  • Pictures & images of the South Gate Hittite sculpture stele depicting Hittite Gods. 8th century BC. Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey.  Against art background
  • Pictures & images of the South Gate Hittite sculpture stele depicting Hittite Gods. 8th century BC. Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey.  Against art background
  • Pictures & images of the South Gate Hittite sculpture stele depicting Hittite Gods. 8th century BC. Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey.  Against grey art background
  • Pictures & images of the South Gate Hittite sculpture statue of a Lion. 8th century BC. Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey. Against grey art background
  • Hittite orthostat relief depicting a god. Hittie Period 1450 - 1200 BC. Hattusa Boğazkale. Çorum Archaeological Museum, Corum, Turkey. Çorum Archaeological Museum, Corum, Turkey. Against a warm art bacground.
  • Hittite baslat sculptute of a male, late Hittite Period - 900-700 BC. Adana Archaeology Museum, Turkey. Against a grey art background
  • Hittite baslat sculptute of a male, late Hittite Period - 900-700 BC. Adana Archaeology Museum, Turkey. Against a grey art background
  • Hittite bas relief sculpture orthostat panels from the Sphinx Gate of Alaca Hoyuk Archaeological site, Turkey.
  • Picture of the Sphinx gate Hittite sculpture, Alaca Hoyuk (Alacahoyuk) Hittite archaeological site Alaca, Corum Province, Turkey,
  • Pictures & Images of the Sphinx gate Hittite sculpture, Alaca Hoyuk (Alacahoyuk) Hittite archaeological site  Alaca, Çorum Province, Turkey,
  • Picture of the Sphinx gate Hittite sculpture, Alaca Hoyuk (Alacahoyuk) Hittite archaeological site Alaca, Corum Province, Turkey,
  • Aslantepe Hittite relief sculpted orthostat stone panel. Limestone, Aslantepe, Malatya, 1200-700 B.C. . Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey. Depiction of a horse walking.<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 Civilisations 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. <br />
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  • Alaca Hoyuk Sphinx Gate Hittite monumental relief sculpted orthostat stone panel. Andesite. Alaca, Corum, 1399 - 1301 B.C. Anatolian Civilizations Museum, Ankara, Turkey.<br />
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Left Panel - Sitting in a chair without a backrest, the head and the face of the figure are completely destroyed. She has a long veil on her head, a long dress hanging down to her ankles, and the shoes with the curved ends. The stool under her feet indicates that she is an important person. She drinks something from the vessel in her right hand and she keeps the handled goblet in her hand a little higher.  <br />
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Right Panel - Three figures with short skirts have their right arms positioned ahead. They each carry a sceptre in their left hand, which they lean against their shoulder. <br />
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  • Landscape picture of Alaca Hoyuk Sphinx Gate Hittite monumental relief sculpted orthostat stone panel. Andesite, Alaca, Corum, 1399 - 1301 B.C. Jugglers and acrobats.  Anatolian Civilizations Museum, Ankara, Turkey<br />
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The juggler facing towards left, with long hair and a short dress, swallows a dagger; the smaller acrobats behind go up the stairs without holding on. All the figures have horned headdresses and earrings with a huge ring on their ears. It is thought that the acrobats are of different nationality, which is the reason why they are depicted smaller. <br />
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  • Upright picture of Alaca Hoyuk Sphinx Gate Hittite monumental relief sculpted orthostat stone panel. Andesite, Alaca, Corum, 1399 - 1301 B.C. Jugglers and acrobats.  Anatolian Civilizations Museum, Ankara, Turkey<br />
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The juggler facing towards left, with long hair and a short dress, swallows a dagger; the smaller acrobats behind go up the stairs without holding on. All the figures have horned headdresses and earrings with a huge ring on their ears. It is thought that the acrobats are of different nationality, which is the reason why they are depicted smaller. <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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  • Pictures & images of the North Gate Hittite sculpture statue depicting a mythical winged god with a human head. 8the century BC.  Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey. Against art background
  • Pictures & images of the North Gate Hittite sculpture stele men hunting. 8th century BC.  Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey. Against grey art background
  • Pictures & images of the South Gate Hittite sculpture statue of a Lion. 8th century BC. Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey.  Against art background
  • Late Hittite (Aramaean)  Basalt relief sculpture of a Bull from 9th Cent B.C, excavated from the west side of the citadel gate of Sam'al (Hittite: Yadiya) located at Zincirli Höyük in the Anti-Taurus Mountains of modern Turkey's Gaziantep Province. Istanbul Archaeological Museum Inv. No 7709.
  • Late Hittite Basalt Portal Lion sculpture from 9th Cent B.C, excavated from Palace Building P Sam'al (Hittite: Yadiya) located at Zincirli Höyük in the Anti-Taurus Mountains of modern Turkey's Gaziantep Province. Istanbul Archaeological Museum inv. No 7777.
  • Pictures & Images of the Sphinx gate Hittite sculpture, Alaca Hoyuk (Alacahoyuk) Hittite archaeological site Alaca, Çorum Province, Turkey, Also known as Alacahüyük, Aladja-Hoyuk, Euyuk, or Evuk
  • Photo of Relief of God of War. Limestone, Kings Gate, Hattusa ( Bogazkoy ). 14th - 13th Century BC. Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey.<br />
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The warrior depicted in high relief is dressed in a decorated skirt. The relief takes place on the interior part of the King's gate facing city, to the east of the city walls. He carries a crescent-handled short sword in his belt. The relief is identified as god depiction since the horns on the headdress are the indication of a god.<br />
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  • Pictures & images of the South Gate Hittite sculpture statue of Hittite Storm God Tarhunzas ( Tarḫunz Tarḫunna or in Hurrian Teshub or in Phoenician Baal Krntrys ). 8th century BC. Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey. Against art background
  • Pictures & images of the South Gate Hittite sculpture statue of Hittite Storm God Tarhunzas ( Tarḫunz Tarḫunna or in Hurrian Teshub or in Phoenician Baal Krntrys ). 8th century BC. Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey.  Against art background
  • Late Hittite (Aramaean) Basalt funereal Steel with a relief sculpture of a man from 9 - 8th Cent B.C, excavated from Um-Shershuh, Syria.  Istanbul Archaeological Museum Inv. No 7786.
  • Hittite monumental relief sculpted orthostat stone panel of a Procession. Basalt, Karkamıs, (Kargamıs), Carchemish (Karkemish), 900-700 B.C. Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey. Two animals struggling with each other. The lion attacking the bull holds the bull's chin and turns it backwards.  <br />
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  • Photo of 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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  • 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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  • Photo 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 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 Basalt, Kargamis, Gaziantepe, 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 bunch of spicy in their right hand while the figure in the middle has an empty right hand. Figures carry objects similar to a sceptre in their left hand. <br />
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  • Photo of Hittite monumental relief sculpted orthostat stone panel of a Procession. Basalt, Karkamıs, (Kargamıs), Carchemish (Karkemish), 900-700 B.C.  Marching female figures. 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. They have a bunch of Spica in their right hand, and 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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  • Photo of Hittite monumental relief sculpted orthostat stone panel of a Procession Basalt, Karkamıs, (Kargamıs), Carchemish (Karkemish), 900 - 700 B.C. Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey.<br />
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Goddess Kubaba. End of pannels. The godess is saeted on a chair which is on a lion. she hold a mirror in her right hand and a pomegranate in her left.<br />
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  • Hittite monumental relief sculpted orthostat stone panel of a Procession Basalt, Karkamıs, (Kargamıs), Carchemish (Karkemish), 900 - 700 B.C. Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey.<br />
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Goddess Kubaba. End of pannels. The godess is saeted on a chair which is on a lion. she hold a mirror in her right hand and a pomegranate in her left.<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 Herald's Wall Basalt, Karkamıs, (Kargamıs), Carchemish (Karkemish), 900-700 B.C. Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey.<br />
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Military parade. Two helmeted soldiers in short skirts carry the shield on their backs and the spears in their hands.<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. Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey. Two helmeted soldiers in short skirts carry the shield on their backs and the spears in their hands.  <br />
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  • Photo of 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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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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  • Photo of 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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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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  • Photo of 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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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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  • Photo of 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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  • 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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  • 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 />
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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.  <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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  • Hittite relief sculpted orthostat stone panel of Long Wall Limestone, Karkamıs, (Kargamıs), Carchemish (Karkemish), 900-700 B.C. . Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey. Two helmeted soldiers in short skirt carry shield on their backs and spear in their hands.<br />
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On a grey art background.
  • Photo of Hittite relief sculpted orthostat stone panel  of Long Wall Limestone, Karkamıs, (Kargamıs), Carchemish (Karkemish), 900-700 BC. Anatolian Civilisations Museum.<br />
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 The hieroglyphics reads; "I am Win-a-tis, beloved wife of my Lord Suhi, wherever and whenever my husband honours his name, he will honour my name as well with favours". Underneath, there are two goddess figures, one is naked with a horned head, holding her breasts with her hands. Her genitalia is indicated by a triangle. <br />
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On a brown art background.
  • Hittite relief sculpted orthostat stone panel  of Long Wall Limestone, Karkamıs, (Kargamıs), Carchemish (Karkemish), 900-700 BC. Anatolian Civilisations Museum.<br />
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 The hieroglyphics reads; "I am Win-a-tis, beloved wife of my Lord Suhi, wherever and whenever my husband honours his name, he will honour my name as well with favours". Underneath, there are two goddess figures, one is naked with a horned head, holding her breasts with her hands. Her genitalia is indicated by a triangle. <br />
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On a grey art background.
  • 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 grey art 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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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 grey art background.
  • 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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On a grey art background.
  • 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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On a grey art background.
  • 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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On a grey art 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 grey art 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 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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On a brown art background.
  • 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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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), 900700 B.C. Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey.<br />
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In the middle is a kneeling bearded figure holding the bull's horn with his left hand and the lion's hind leg with his right hand. Below this lion is another lion whose chest and the head are missing, and below this second lion is another small lion. A deer stands behind his head. It is thought that this relief depicts Gilgamesh, the master of animals. <br />
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Against 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. <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. <br />
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Against 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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Protective mixed creatures. One each hand of the lion-headed men is in the form of a fist. The mace on the left is over the head of the weapon on the right. The two bull-men in the middle carry one spear each in their hands. Bull-man is known as Kusarikku, and the lion-man is known as Ugallu. <br />
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Against a grey art background.
  • 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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Two sphinxes standing on their hind legs on both sides attack to the winged horse standing on its hind legs in the middle.  <br />
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Against a brown art background.
  • 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.
  • Alaca Hoyuk - Hittite lion sculptures corner Stone. . Andesite. Alacahoyuk, 1399 - 1301 B.C. Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey.<br />
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Corner stone decorated by 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 grey art background.
  • Pictures & images of the North Gate Hittite sculpture stele depicting Hittite hunting. 8th century BC. Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey. Against art background
  • Pictures & images of the North Gate Hittite sculpture stele depicting Hittite Gods. 8th century BC. Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey. Against art background
  • Pictures & images of the North Gate ancient Hittite stele stone slabs with carvings of the Phoenician language  known as the Karatepe bilingual, which allowed academics to translate Hittite hieroglyphs. 8th century BC discovered in 1946. Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey. Against art background
  • Pictures & images of the South Gate Hittite sculpture stele depicting Hittite Gods. 8th century BC. Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey.  Against art background
  • Pictures & images of the South Gate Hittite sculpture stele depicting Hittite Gods. 8th century BC. Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey.  Against art background
  • Pictures & images of the South Gate Hittite sculpture stele depicting Hittite Gods. 8th century BC. Karatepe Aslantas Open-Air Museum (Karatepe-Aslantaş Açık Hava Müzesi), Osmaniye Province, Turkey.  Against grey art background
  • Hittite orthostat relief depicting a god. Hittie Period 1450 - 1200 BC. Hattusa Boğazkale. Hattusa Boğazkale. Çorum Archaeological Museum, Corum, Turkey. Çorum Archaeological Museum, Corum, Turkey. Against a warm art bacground.
  • Hittite bas relief sculpture orthostat panels from the Sphinx Gate of Alaca Hoyuk Archaeological site, Turkey.
  • Photo ofHittite 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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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 brown art background.

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