• Lion sculptures from the city gate of  Sam'al - Zincirli. Neo Syro Hittite. Basalt 8th century BC. Pergamon Museum Berlin.
  • 9th Cent BC Neo- Hittite basalt slabs with Hieroglyphic Inscriptions about the activities of King Urhilina & his son. from Hama, Syria. Istanbul Archaeological Museum.
  • 9th Cent BC Neo- Hittite basalt slabs with Hieroglyphic Inscriptions about the activities of King Urhilina & his son. from Hama, Syria. Istanbul Archaeological Museum.
  • 9th Cent BC Neo- Hittite basalt slabs with Hieroglyphic Inscriptions about the activities of King Urhilina & his son. from Hama, Syria. Istanbul Archaeological Museum.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 9th century BC Basalt Neo-Hittite/ Aramaean Orthostats from Palace Temple of the Aramaean city of Tell Halaf in northeastern Syria close to the Turkish border. The Orthostats are in a Neo Hittite style and depict soldiers fighting. Pergamon Museum, Berlin
  • Picture & image of a Hittite Monument with Heiroglyphics  from Sultanhani near Kayseri, Turkey. Ereceted by the town ruler Wassume to the God Tarhui to ask for a good harvest from the vineyards & Orchards. At the end is a warning of damnation for anyone who damages the monument. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara.
  • Picture & image of a Hittite Monument with Heiroglyphics  from Sultanhani near Kayseri, Turkey. Ereceted by the town ruler Wassume to the God Tarhui to ask for a good harvest from the vineyards & Orchards. At the end is a warning of damnation for anyone who damages the monument. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara.
  • Picture & image of a Hittite Monument with Heiroglyphics  from Sultanhani near Kayseri, Turkey. Ereceted by the town ruler Wassume to the God Tarhui to ask for a good harvest from the vineyards & Orchards. At the end is a warning of damnation for anyone who damages the monument. Ancora Archaeological Museum.  3
  • Picture & image of a Hittite Monument with Heiroglyphics  from Sultanhani near Kayseri, Turkey. Ereceted by the town ruler Wassume to the God Tarhui to ask for a good harvest from the vineyards & Orchards. At the end is a warning of damnation for anyone who damages the monument. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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 (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.
  • 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.
  • Late Hittite (Aramaean)  Basalt Double Sphinx  sculpture from 9th Cent B.C, excavated from the entrance of Palace III Sam'al (Hittite: Yadiya) located at Zincirli Höyük in the Anti-Taurus Mountains of modern Turkey's Gaziantep Province. Istanbul Archaeological Museum Inv. No 7731.
  • 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.
  • Sculpted Assyrian relief panels of Royal Chariot & Guards  from Hadatu ( Aslantas ) around 800 B.C. Istanbul Archaeological museum Inv No. 1946
  • Sculpted Assyrian relief panels of mace bearers from Hadatu ( Aslantas ) around 800 B.C. Istanbul Archaeological museum Inv No. 14-10
  • Sculpted Assyrian relief panels of Royal Chariot & Guards  from Hadatu ( Aslantas ) around 800 B.C. Istanbul Archaeological museum Inv No. 1946
  • 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.
  • Late Hittite (Aramaean)  Basalt Double Sphinx  sculpture from 9th Cent B.C, excavated from the entrance of Palace III Sam'al (Hittite: Yadiya) located at Zincirli Höyük in the Anti-Taurus Mountains of modern Turkey's Gaziantep Province. Istanbul Archaeological Museum Inv. No 7731.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Neo Hittite Basalt relief sculpture for Carchemish of a Syrian storm god who traditionally wears a horned headdress. 10th century B.C form Carchemish , south-east Anatolia, Turkey. British Museum exhibit no ME 117909 in room 54.
  • 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
  • 9th Cent BC Neo- Hittite basalt slabs with Hieroglyphic Inscriptions about the activities of King Urhilina & his son. from Hama, Syria. Istanbul Archaeological Museum.
  • Neo Hittite Basalt relief sculpture for Carchemish of a Syrian storm god who traditionally wears a horned headdress. 10th century B.C form Carchemish , south-east Anatolia, Turkey. British Museum exhibit no ME 117909 in room 54.
  • Picture & image of an Imperial Hittite orthostat dshowing a King & Queen before an altar from  Alacahöyük, Alaca Çorum Province,, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Old Bronze age Chalcolithic Period. 3
  • Sculpted Assyrian relief panels of Royal Chariot & Guards  from Hadatu ( Aslantas ) around 800 B.C. Istanbul Archaeological museum Inv No. 1946
  • Sculpted Assyrian relief panels of mace bearers from Hadatu ( Aslantas ) around 800 B.C. Istanbul Archaeological museum Inv No. 14-10
  • Picture & image of a Hittite Monument with Heiroglyphics  from Sultanhani near Kayseri, Turkey. Ereceted by the town ruler Wassume to the God Tarhui to ask for a good harvest from the vineyards & Orchards. At the end is a warning of damnation for anyone who damages the monument. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara.
  • Picture & image of a Hittite Monument with Heiroglyphics  from Sultanhani near Kayseri, Turkey. Ereceted by the town ruler Wassume to the God Tarhui to ask for a good harvest from the vineyards & Orchards. At the end is a warning of damnation for anyone who damages the monument. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara.
  • Picture & image of a Hittite Monument with Heiroglyphics  from Sultanhani near Kayseri, Turkey. Ereceted by the town ruler Wassume to the God Tarhui to ask for a good harvest from the vineyards & Orchards. At the end is a warning of damnation for anyone who damages the monument. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara.
  • Picture & image of a Hittite Sculpture of a Lion Fron the Gate To Aslantepe, Malatya Province Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara.
  • Picture & image of an Imperial Hittite orthostat dshowing a King & Queen before an altar from Alacahöyük, Alaca Çorum Province,, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Old Bronze age Chalcolithic Period. 4
  • Picture & image of an Imperial Hittite orthostat dshowing a King & Queen before an altar from Alacahöyük,  Alaca Çorum Province,, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Old Bronze age Chalcolithic Period. 5
  • Picture & image of an Imperial Hittite orthostat dshowing a King & Queen before an altar from Alacahöyük , Alaca Çorum Province,, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Old Bronze age Chalcolithic Period. 2
  • Late Hittite (Aramaean)  Basalt Double Sphinx  sculpture from 9th Cent B.C, excavated from the entrance of Palace III Sam'al (Hittite: Yadiya) located at Zincirli Höyük in the Anti-Taurus Mountains of modern Turkey's Gaziantep Province. Istanbul Archaeological Museum Inv. No 7731.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Late Hittite (Aramaean)  Basalt Double Sphinx  sculpture from 9th Cent B.C, excavated from the entrance of Palace III Sam'al (Hittite: Yadiya) located at Zincirli Höyük in the Anti-Taurus Mountains of modern Turkey's Gaziantep Province. Istanbul Archaeological Museum Inv. No 7731.
  • 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.
  • 9th Cent BC Neo- Hittite basalt slabs with Hieroglyphic Inscriptions about the activities of King Urhilina & his son. from Hama, Syria. Istanbul Archaeological Museum.
  • Picture & image of a Hittite Monument with Heiroglyphics  from Sultanhani near Kayseri, Turkey. Ereceted by the town ruler Wassume to the God Tarhui to ask for a good harvest from the vineyards & Orchards. At the end is a warning of damnation for anyone who damages the monument. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara.
  • Picture & image of a Hittite Monument with Heiroglyphics  from Sultanhani near Kayseri, Turkey. Ereceted by the town ruler Wassume to the God Tarhui to ask for a good harvest from the vineyards & Orchards. At the end is a warning of damnation for anyone who damages the monument. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara.
  • Depictions of gods on the end relief panel of the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber A, Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • Depictions of gods on the end relief panel of the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber A, Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • Depictions of gods on the end relief panel of the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber A, Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • Depictions of gods on the end relief panel of the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber A, Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • Depictions of gods on the end relief panel of the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber A, Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • End relief panel of the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber A, Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey . Plastercast at the Vorderasiatisches Museum, Pergamon Museum, Berlin.
  • Detail of end relief panel of the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber A, Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.. Plastercast at the Vorderasiatisches Museum, Pergamon Museum, Berlin.
  • Close up of end relief panel of the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber A, Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.. Plastercast at the Vorderasiatisches Museum, Pergamon Museum, Berlin.
  • Depictions of gods on the end relief panel of the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber A, Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • Depictions of gods on the end relief panel of the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber A, Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • Depictions of gods on the end relief panel of the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber A, Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • End relief panel of the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber A, Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey. Plastercast at the Vorderasiatisches Museum, Pergamon Museum, Berlin.
  • Depictions of gods on the end relief panel of the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber A, Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • Depictions of gods on the end relief panel of the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber A, Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • End relief panel of the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber A,  Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey. Plastercast at the Vorderasiatisches Museum, Pergamon Museum, Berlin.
  • Hittite relief sculptures of Gods at the Yazilikaya Sancutary [ i.e written riock ], Hattusa, Turkey.  The largest known Hittite sanctuary. 12th - 13th century BC made in the reign of Tudhaliya 1V . Plastercast at the Vorderasiatisches Museum, Pergamon Museum, Berlin.
  • Hittite relief sculptures of Gods at the Yazilikaya Sancutary [ i.e written riock ], Hattusa, Turkey.  The largest known Hittite sanctuary. 12th - 13th century BC made in the reign of Tudhaliya 1V . Plastercast at the Vorderasiatisches Museum, Pergamon Museum, Berlin.
  • Hittite relief sculptures of Gods at the Yazilikaya Sancutary [ i.e written riock ], Hattusa, Turkey.  The largest known Hittite sanctuary. 12th - 13th century BC made in the reign of Tudhaliya 1V . Plastercast at the Vorderasiatisches Museum, Pergamon Museum, Berlin.
  • Sculpture of the twelve gods of the underworld from the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber B, Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey. Plastercast at the Vorderasiatisches Museum, Pergamon Museum, Berlin.
  • Procession of male gods in the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber A, Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • Procession of male gods in the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber A, Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • Picture of Yazilikaya [ i.e written riock ], Hattusa  The largest known Hittite sanctuary. 13th century BC made in the reign of Tudhaliya 1V .1
  • Procession of male gods in the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber A, Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • Picture of Yazilikaya [ i.e written riock ], Hattusa The largest known Hittite sanctuary. 13th century BC made in the reign of Tudhaliya 1V .1
  • Rock Relief From Firaktin near the village of Gümüsören, Turkey.   king Hattusili III is also pouring a libation, a drink offering, to the Storm God god on the far left. 1275BC. A plaster cast from the Vorderasiatisches Museum, Pergamon Museum, Berlin
  • Picture & image of the Hittite Relief sculpture of the God of War of the Kings Gate. Hattusa (also Ḫattuša or Hattusas) late Anatolian Bronze Age capital of the Hittite Empire. Hittite archaeological site and ruins, Boğazkale, Turkey.
  • Picture & image of the Hittite Relief sculpture of the God of War of the Kings Gate. Hattusa (also Ḫattuša or Hattusas) late Anatolian Bronze Age capital of the Hittite Empire. Hittite archaeological site and ruins, Boğazkale, Turkey.
  • Picture & image of the Hittite Relief sculpture of the God of War of the Kings Gate. Hattusa (also Ḫattuša or Hattusas) late Anatolian Bronze Age capital of the Hittite Empire. Hittite archaeological site and ruins, Boğazkale, Turkey.
  • Picture & image of the Hittite Relief sculpture of the God of War of the Kings Gate. Hattusa (also Ḫattuša or Hattusas) late Anatolian Bronze Age capital of the Hittite Empire. Hittite archaeological site and ruins, Boğazkale, Turkey.
  • Picture & image of the Hittite Relief sculpture of the God of War of the Kings Gate. Hattusa (also Ḫattuša or Hattusas) late Anatolian Bronze Age capital of the Hittite Empire. Hittite archaeological site and ruins, Boğazkale, Turkey.
  • Photo of the Hittite releif sculpture on the Lion gate to the Hittite capital Hattusa 14
  • Photo of the Hittite releif sculpture on the Lion gate to the Hittite capital Hattusa 4
  • Photo of the Hittite releif sculpture on the Lion gate to the Hittite capital Hattusa 6
  • Photo of the Hittite  Palace Walls to the Hittite capital Hattusa 1
  • Photo of the Hittite releif sculpture on the Kings gate to the Hittite capital Hattusa 6
  • Photo of the Hittite releif sculpture on the Lion gate to the Hittite capital Hattusa 5
  • Photo of the Hittite releif sculpture on the Kings gate to the Hittite capital Hattusa 12
  • Photo of the Hittite releif sculpture on the Lion gate to the Hittite capital Hattusa 2
  • Photo of the Hittite releif sculpture on the Lion gate to the Hittite capital Hattusa 7
  • Photo of the Hittite releif sculpture on the Lion gate to the Hittite capital Hattusa 8
  • Photo of the Hittite releif sculpture on the Lion gate to the Hittite capital Hattusa 3
  • Photo of the Hittite releif sculpture on the Kings gate to the Hittite capital Hattusa.1
  • Photo of the  gates which led to tunnels under the walls of the Hittite capital Hattusa 4
  • Photo of the Hittite releif sculpture on the Sphinx  gate to the Hittite capital Hattusa
  • Photo of the Hittite the Hittite capital Hattusa
  • Photo of  the  Palace Walls to the Hittite capital Hattusa 3
  • Photo of the Hittite releif sculpture on the Lion gate to the Hittite capital Hattusa 2
  • Photo of  the  Palace Walls to the Hittite capital Hattusa 2
  • Photo of the Hittite releif sculpture on the Kings gate to the Hittite capital Hattusa 11
  • Photo of the Hittite releif sculpture on the Kings gate to the Hittite capital Hattusa 14
  • Photo of  the  Palace Walls to the Hittite capital Hattusa 5
  • Photo of the a building chamber of the Hittite capital Hattusa 3
  • Hattusa city walls & towers reconstruction. Pictures of Hattusa Hittite Archaeological Site, Turkey
  • Photo of the rconstruction to the Hittite capital Hattusa  4
  • Photo of the Hittite releif sculpture on the Kings gate to the Hittite capital Hattusa 6
  • Photo of  the  Palace Walls to the Hittite capital Hattusa 4
  • Photo of the Hittite releif sculpture on the Lion gate to the Hittite capital Hattusa
  • Photo of the rconstruction to the Hittite capital Hattusa 3
  • Photo of the gates which led to tunnels under the walls of the Hittite capital Hattusa 2
  • Photo of the gates which led to tunnels under the walls of the Hittite capital Hattusa 5
  • 9th century BC stone Neo-Hittite/ Aramaean Orthostats from Palace Temple of the Aramaean city of Tell Halaf, ancient Guzana, in northeastern Syria close to the Turkish border. The Orthostats from the Palace of King Kapara are in a Neo Hittite style and depict an Archer. Louvre Museum, Paris, inv AO11072
  • 9th century BC stone Neo-Hittite/ Aramaean Orthostats from Palace Temple of the Aramaean city of Tell Halaf, ancient Guzana, in northeastern Syria close to the Turkish border. The Orthostats from the Palace of King Kapara are in a Neo Hittite style and depict an Archer. Louvre Museum, Paris, inv AO11072
  • 9th century BC stone Neo-Hittite/ Aramaean Orthostats from Palace Temple of the Aramaean city of Tell Halaf, ancient Guzana, in northeastern Syria close to the Turkish border. The Orthostats are in a Neo Hittite style and depict a mythical God. Louvre Museum, Paris, inv AO11073
  • 9th century BC stone Neo-Hittite/ Aramaean Orthostats from Palace Temple of the Aramaean city of Tell Halaf, ancient Guzana, in northeastern Syria close to the Turkish border. The Orthostats from the Palace of King Kapara are in a Neo Hittite style and depict an Archer. Louvre Museum, Paris, inv AO11072
  • 9th century BC stone Neo-Hittite/ Aramaean Orthostats from Palace Temple of the Aramaean city of Tell Halaf, ancient Guzana, in northeastern Syria close to the Turkish border. The Orthostats are in a Neo Hittite style and depict a mythical God. Louvre Museum, Paris, inv AO11073
  • 9th century BC stone Neo-Hittite/ Aramaean Orthostats from Palace Temple of the Aramaean city of Tell Halaf, ancient Guzana, in northeastern Syria close to the Turkish border. The Orthostats from the Palace of King Kapara are in a Neo Hittite style and depict an Archer. Louvre Museum, Paris, inv AO11072
  • 9th century BC stone Neo-Hittite/ Aramaean Orthostats from Palace Temple of the Aramaean city of Tell Halaf, ancient Guzana, in northeastern Syria close to the Turkish border. The Orthostats are in a Neo Hittite style and depict a mythical God. Louvre Museum, Paris, inv AO11073
  • 9th century BC stone Neo-Hittite/ Aramaean Orthostats from Palace Temple of the Aramaean city of Tell Halaf, ancient Guzana, in northeastern Syria close to the Turkish border. The Orthostats are in a Neo Hittite style and depict a mythical God. Louvre Museum, Paris, inv AO11073
  • Depictions of gods on the end relief panel of the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber A, Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • Picture & image of a Neo-Hittite orthostat with a releif sculpture of Lion Men  from Aslantepe ,  Malatya, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara.
  • Picture & image of a Neo-Hittite orthostat showing a releif sculpture  of the Goddess Kubaba from Karkamis,, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. 3 In her right hand she is holding a pomegranate
  • Picture & image of a Neo-Hittite orthostat with a releif sculpture of Bull Men from The legend of Gilgamesh , Karkamis, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara.
  • Picture & image of a Neo-Hittite orthostat with a releif sculpture of Bull Men from The legend of Gilgamesh , Karkamis, Turkey. Ancora Archaeological Museum. 3
  • Picture & image of a Neo-Hittite orthostat with a chariot Releif sculpture from Karkamis,, Turkey.Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. The Cahiot is pulled by horses with plumed headresses. One man os about to shoot an arrow from his bow, the other man is driving the cahriot. Below the horse is a animal cowering. 2
  • Picture & image of a Neo-Hittite orthostat with a chariot Releif sculpture from Karkamis,, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. The Cahiot is pulled by horses with plumed headresses. One man os about to shoot an arrow from his bow, the other man is driving the cahriot. Below the horse is a animal cowering.
  • Picture & image of a Neo-Hittite orthostat showing a Conjurer & acrobats from Alacahöyük, Alaca Çorum Province, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara.  The conjurer on the left has long hair and is swallowing a dagger whilst the acrobats go up the stairs without holding on. All the figures are wearing horned headress and large looped earings. The acrobats are thought to be foreigners which is why they are smaller than the conjurer. Old Bronze age Chalcolithic Period.
  • Picture & image of a Neo-Hittite orthostat of 3 warriors from the legend of Gilgamesh from Karkamis,, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. The warrior on the far left holds a spear in one hand and the branch of a tree in the other. The middle warrior has a clenched fist an carries an impliment over his shoulder. The warrior on the far right carries a saff. All 3 are wearing swords. 5
  • Picture of Neo-Hittite orthostat with releif sculpture of 3 soldiers from the legend of Gilgamesh from Karkamis,, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara.
  • Picture & image of a Neo-Hittite orthostat describing the legend of Gilgamesh from Karkamis,, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara.
  • Picture & image of a Neo-Hittite orthostat describing the legend of Gilgamesh from Karkamis,, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara.. A three headed Sphinx which is a winged lion with a human heas and a bird of prey's head on the end of its tail 6
  • Picture & Image of  Neo-Hittite orthostat describing the legend of Gilgamesh from Karkamis,, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. To the left a bearded deity with a horned helmet is holding a lions back leg and is about to strike it with an axe. To the right a man is stabbing the lion with a dagger. 5
  • Picture of a Neo-Hittite orthostat describing the legend of Gilgamesh from Karkamis, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Mythological Scene of 2 Spinxes standing on their back legs either side of a winged horse which is also standing on its rear legs. 2
  • Picture & image of a Neo-Hittite orthostat with a releif sculpture a libation for the gods from Aslantepe ,  Malatya, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. The figure on the far left is beleived to be a king. He is facing a Bearded God wearing a bore tusk helmet. The God is holding a 3 pronged object and has a club resting on his shoulder. The 2 shaven characters on the right are mirror images of the two figures on the right except this time the king is on the far right waering a winged sun disc headress and holding a Lituus. The epigraphs identify the king and the cresent on the beared gods helmet identify him as Pugnus Mili The Sum and Moon God. 2
  • Picture & image of a Neo-Hittite orthostat showing a releif sculpture  of the Goddess Kubaba from Karkamis,, Turkey. Ancora Archaeological Museum. 8 In her right hand she is holding a pomegranate
  • Picture & image of a Neo-Hittite orthostat describing the legend of Gilgamesh from Karkamis,, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara.
  • Picture & image of a Neo-Hittite orthostat describing the legend of Gilgamesh from Karkamis,, Turkey.  Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara.
  • Picture & Image of  Neo-Hittite orthostat describing the legend of Gilgamesh from Karkamis,, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara.  To the left a bearded deity with a horned helmet is holding a lions back leg and is about to strike it with an axe. To the right a man is stabbing the lion with a dagger.
  • Picture & image of a Neo-Hittite orthostat showing a releif sculpture  of the Goddess Kubaba from Karkamis,, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. In her right hand she is holding a pomegranate
  • Picture & image of a Neo-Hittite orthostat showing a releif sculpture  of the Goddess Kubaba from Karkamis,, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. In her right hand she is holding a pomegranate
  • Picture & image of a Neo-Hittite orthostat showing a releif sculpture  of the Goddess Kubaba from Karkamis,, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. 4 In her right hand she is holding a pomegranate
  • Picture & image of a Neo-Hittite orthostat with a chariot Releif sculpture from Karkamis,, Turkey.Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. The Cahiot is pulled by horses with plumed headresses. One man os about to shoot an arrow from his bow, the other man is driving the cahriot. Below the horse is a man dying. 4
  • Picture & image of a Neo-Hittite orthostat with a chariot Releif sculpture from Karkamis,, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. The Cahiot is pulled by horses with plumed headresses. One man os about to shoot an arrow from his bow, the other man is driving the cahriot. Below the horse is a animal cowering. 4
  • Picture & image of a Neo-Hittite orthostat showing goddess Kubaba  from  the legend of Gilgamesh from Karkamis,, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara.
  • Picture of Neo-Hittite orthostat describing the legend of Gilgamesh from Karkamis,, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Symetrical mythological Scene depicting "Winged Griffin Demons", half men with birds heads & wings. Their hands are raised above their heads supposidly carrying the sky. 2
  • Picture & Image of  Neo-Hittite orthostat describing the legend of Gilgamesh from Karkamis,, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. To the left a bearded deity with a horned helmet is holding a lions back leg and is about to strike it with an axe. To the right a man is stabbing the lion with a dagger. 4
  • Picture of Neo-Hittite orthostat describing the legend of Gilgamesh from Karkamis,, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Mythological scene. The 2 figures in the center are flanked by lion headed men who have one fist outstretched and are known as Ugallu. The 2 figures in the middle holding spears are men with bodies of bulls known as Kusarikku. 3
  • Picture of Neo-Hittite orthostat describing the legend of Gilgamesh from Karkamis,, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Mythological scene. The 2 figures in the center are flanked by lion headed men who have one fist outstretched and are known as Ugallu. The 2 figures in the middle holding spears are men with bodies of bulls known as Kusarikku. 2
  • Picture of Neo-Hittite orthostat describing the legend of Gilgamesh from Karkamis,, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Mythological scene. The 2 figures in the center are flanked by lion headed men who have one fist outstretched and are known as Ugallu. The 2 figures in the middle holding spears are men with bodies of bulls known as Kusarikku. 5
  • Photo of Neo-Hittite orthostat from Karkamis, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara.  The meeting of the "Storm God" on right and a King on the left. 2
  • Picture of a Neo-Hittite orthostat describing the legend of Gilgamesh from Karkamis, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Mythological Scene of 2 Spinxes standing on their back legs either side of a winged horse which is also standing on its rear legs. 3
  • Picture of a Neo-Hittite orthostat describing the legend of Gilgamesh from Karkamis, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Mythological Scene of 2 Spinxes standing on their back legs either side of a winged horse which is also standing on its rear legs. 1
  • Picture & image of a Neo-Hittite orthostat with a releif sculpture of A Winged God from Aslantepe ,  Malatya, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara.  The God holds a branch of fruit in his left hand and a single fruit in the right hand. 5
  • Picture & image of a Neo-Hittite orthostat showing a releif sculpture  of the Goddess Kubaba from Karkamis,, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara.  In her right hand she is holding a pomegranate
  • Picture & image of a Neo-Hittite orthostat showing a releif sculpture  of the Goddess Kubaba from Karkamis,, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. 2 In her right hand she is holding a pomegranate
  • Picture & image of a Neo-Hittite orthostat with a releif sculpture of Bull Men from The legend of Gilgamesh , Karkamis, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara.
  • Picture & image of a Neo-Hittite orthostat with a chariot Releif sculpture from Karkamis,, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. The Chariot is pulled by horses with plumed headresses. One man os about to shoot an arrow from his bow, the other man is driving the cahriot. Below the horse is a man dying. 5
  • Picture & image of a Neo-Hittite orthostat with a chariot Releif sculpture from Karkamis,, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. The Cahiot is pulled by horses with plumed headresses. One man os about to shoot an arrow from his bow, the other man is driving the cahriot. Below the horse is a man dying. 1
  • Picture & image of a Neo-Hittite orthostat showing a Deer from Alacahöyük, Alaca Çorum Province, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara.  Old Bronze age Chalcolithic Period.
  • Picture & image of a Neo-Hittite orthostat showing a Conjurer & acrobats from Alacahöyük, Alaca Çorum Province, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara.  The conjurer on the left has long hair and is swallowing a dagger whilst the acrobats go up the stairs without holding on. All the figures are wearing horned headress and large looped earings. The acrobats are thought to be foreigners which is why they are smaller than the conjurer. Old Bronze age Chalcolithic Period. 3
  • Picture & image of a Neo-Hittite orthostat showing a Conjurer & acrobats from Alacahöyük, Alaca Çorum Province, Turkey. Ancora Archaeological Museum.  The conjurer on the left has long hair and is swallowing a dagger whilst the acrobats go up the stairs without holding on. All the figures are wearing horned headress and large looped earings. The acrobats are thought to be foreigners which is why they are smaller than the conjurer. Old Bronze age Chalcolithic Period. 2
  • Picture & image of a Neo-Hittite orthostat showing a Conjurer & acrobats from Alacahöyük, Alaca Çorum Province, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara.  The conjurer on the left has long hair and is swallowing a dagger whilst the acrobats go up the stairs without holding on. All the figures are wearing horned headress and large looped earings. The acrobats are thought to be foreigners which is why they are smaller than the conjurer. Old Bronze age Chalcolithic Period.
  • Picture & image of a Neo-Hittite orthostat showing Sacrificial animals being led from Alacahöyük, Alaca Çorum Province, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Old Bronze age Chalcolithic Period. 2
  • Picture & image of a Neo-Hittite orthostat showing Sacrificial animals being led from Alacahöyük, Alaca Çorum Province, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Old Bronze age Chalcolithic Period.
  • Picture & image of a Neo-Hittite orthostat showing goddess Kubaba  from  the legend of Gilgamesh from Karkamis,, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara.
  • Picture & image of a Neo-Hittite orthostat showing goddess Kubaba  from  the legend of Gilgamesh from Karkamis,, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara.
  • Picture & image of a Neo-Hittite orthostat of 3 warriors from the legend of Gilgamesh from Karkamis,, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. The warrior on the far left holds a spear in one hand and the branch of a tree in the other. The middle warrior has a clenched fist an carries an impliment over his shoulder. The warrior on the far right carries a saff. All 3 are wearing swords.  3
  • Picture & image of a Neo-Hittite orthostat of 3 warriors from the legend of Gilgamesh from Karkamis,, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. The warrior on the far left holds a spear in one hand and the branch of a tree in the other. The middle warrior has a clenched fist an carries an impliment over his shoulder. The warrior on the far right carries a saff. All 3 are wearing swords. 2
  • Picture & image of a Neo-Hittite orthostat describing the legend of Gilgamesh from Karkamis,, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara.
  • Picture & image of a Neo-Hittite orthostat describing the legend of Gilgamesh from Karkamis,, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara.
  • Picture & image of a Neo-Hittite orthostat describing the legend of Gilgamesh from Karkamis,, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara.
  • Picture & image of a Neo-Hittite orthostat describing the legend of Gilgamesh from Karkamis,, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara.
  • Picture & image of a Neo-Hittite orthostat describing the legend of Gilgamesh from Karkamis,, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. A three headed Sphinx which is a winged lion with a human heas and a bird of prey's head on the end of its tail 4
  • Picture & Image of  Neo-Hittite orthostat describing the legend of Gilgamesh from Karkamis,, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. To the left a bearded deity with a horned helmet is holding a lions back leg and is about to strike it with an axe. To the right a man is stabbing the lion with a dagger. 2
  • Picture of Neo-Hittite orthostat describing the legend of Gilgamesh from Karkamis,, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara.Symetrical mythological Scene depicting "Winged Griffin Demons", half men with birds heads & wings. Their hands are raised above their heads supposidly carrying the sky. 3
  • Picture of Neo-Hittite orthostat describing the legend of Gilgamesh from Karkamis,, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Symetrical mythological Scene depicting "Winged Griffin Demons", half men with birds heads & wings. Their hands are raised above their heads supposidly carrying the sky. 5
  • Picture of Neo-Hittite orthostat describing the legend of Gilgamesh from Karkamis,, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara.Symetrical mythological Scene depicting "Winged Griffin Demons", half men with birds heads & wings. Their hands are raised above their heads supposidly carrying the sky. 4
  • Picture & Image of  Neo-Hittite orthostat describing the legend of Gilgamesh from Karkamis,, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. To the left a bearded deity with a horned helmet is holding a lions back leg and is about to strike it with an axe. To the right a man is stabbing the lion with a dagger. 3
  • Photo of Neo-Hittite orthostat from Karkamis, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara.  The meeting of the "Storm God" on right and a King on the left. 4
  • Photo of Neo-Hittite orthostat from Karkamis, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara.  The meeting of the "Storm God" on right and a King on the left. 3
  • Picture of a Neo-Hittite orthostat describing the legend of Gilgamesh from Karkamis, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Mythological Scene of 2 Spinxes standing on their back legs either side of a winged horse which is also standing on its rear legs. 4
  • Picture & image of a Neo-Hittite orthostat with a releif sculpture of Bull Men from The legend of Gilgamesh , Karkamis, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara.
  • Picture & image of a Neo-Hittite orthostat showing Sacrificial animals being led from Alacahöyük, Alaca Çorum Province, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara.  Old Bronze age Chalcolithic Period. 4
  • Picture & image of a Neo-Hittite orthostat showing Sacrificial animals being led from Alacahöyük, Alaca Çorum Province, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Old Bronze age Chalcolithic Period. 3
  • Picture & image of a Neo-Hittite orthostat showing goddess Kubaba  from  the legend of Gilgamesh from Karkamis,, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara.
  • Picture & image of a Neo-Hittite orthostat of 3 warriors from the legend of Gilgamesh from Karkamis,, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. The warrior on the far left holds a spear in one hand and the branch of a tree in the other. The middle warrior has a clenched fist an carries an impliment over his shoulder. The warrior on the far right carries a saff. All 3 are wearing swords.  4
  • Image of Neo-Hittite orthostat with releif sculpture of 3 soldiers from the legend of Gilgamesh from Karkamis,, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara.
  • Picture & image of a Neo-Hittite orthostat describing the legend of Gilgamesh from Karkamis,, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara.
  • Picture & image of a Neo-Hittite orthostat describing the legend of Gilgamesh from Karkamis,, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. A three headed Sphinx which is a winged lion with a human heas and a bird of prey's head on the end of its tail 5
  • Picture of Neo-Hittite orthostat describing the legend of Gilgamesh from Karkamis,, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. Mythological scene. The 2 figures in the center are flanked by lion headed men who have one fist outstretched and are known as Ugallu. The 2 figures in the middle holding spears are men with bodies of bulls known as Kusarikku. 1
  • Picture & image of a Neo-Hittite orthostat with a releif sculpture of A Winged God from Aslantepe ,  Malatya, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara.  The God holds a branch of fruit in his left hand and a single fruit in the right hand. The First beared god is holding out a 3 pronged object to the king and has a boomerang in his other hand. Behind him is a 2 winged Godess with a  bare leg showing from her tunic. She is carrying a double headed axe. Behind her is another dearded God with a bore tusk helmet holding a spear. On the far right is another Godess, bare headed holding a double headed axe. On the far right is an attendant holding a bull. Above him the epographs indicate the name of the King & Gods. 2
  • Picture & image of a Neo-Hittite orthostat showing a releif sculpture  of the Goddess Kubaba from Karkamis,, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. 5 In her right hand she is holding a pomegranate
  • Picture & image of a Neo-Hittite orthostat with a chariot Releif sculpture from Karkamis,, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. The Cahiot is pulled by horses with plumed headresses. One man os about to shoot an arrow from his bow, the other man is driving the cahriot. Below the horse is a man dying. 2
  • Picture & image of a Neo-Hittite orthostat with a chariot Releif sculpture from Karkamis,, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. The Cahiot is pulled by horses with plumed headresses. One man os about to shoot an arrow from his bow, the other man is driving the cahriot. Below the horse is a animal cowering. 6
  • Picture & image of a Neo-Hittite orthostat with a chariot Releif sculpture from Karkamis,, Turkey. Ancora Archaeological Museum. The Cahiot is pulled by horses with plumed headresses. One man os about to shoot an arrow from his bow, the other man is driving the cahriot. Below the horse is a animal cowering. 3
  • Picture & image of a Neo-Hittite orthostat describing the legend of Gilgamesh from Karkamis,, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara.
  • Neo-Hittite orthostat describing the legend of Gilgamesh from Karkamis,, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara. A three headed Sphinx which is a winged lion with a human heas and a bird of prey's head on the end of its tail 1
  • Photo of Neo-Hittite orthostat from Karkamis, Turkey. Museum of Anatolian Civilisations, Ankara.  The meeting of the "Storm God" on right and a King on the left. 1
  • 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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Against a white background.
  • 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.
  • Pictures & Images Hittite relief sculpted orthostat panels of the Sphinx Gate. Panel depicts a lion god. Alaca Hoyuk (Alacahoyuk) Hittite archaeological site  Alaca, Çorum Province, Turkey, Also known as Alacahüyük, Aladja-Hoyuk, Euyuk, or Evuk
  • Pictures & Images Hittite relief sculpted orthostat panels of the Sphinx Gate. Left panel depicts jugglers next panel depicts a procession.  Alaca Hoyuk (Alacahoyuk) Hittite archaeological site  Alaca, Çorum Province, Turkey, Also known as Alacahüyük, Aladja-Hoyuk, Euyuk, or Evuk
  • 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.
  • 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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Against a brown gray background.
  • 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.
  • 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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Against a grey art background.
  • 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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Against a brown gray background.
  • Pictures & Images Hittite relief sculpted orthostat panels of the Sphinx Gate. Left panel depicts a man leading goats to be sacrificed (right) a king and Queen make offerings to a Bull God.  Alaca Hoyuk (Alacahoyuk) Hittite archaeological site  Alaca, Çorum Province, Turkey, Also known as Alacahüyük, Aladja-Hoyuk, Euyuk, or Evuk
  • 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.
  • Alaca Hoyuk Hittite monumental relief sculpted orthostat stone panel of a hunt.  Anatolian Civilizations Museum. Ankara. Turkey.<br />
<br />
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 />
<br />
Against a white background.
  • Alaca Hoyuk Hittite monumental relief sculpted orthostat stone panel of a hunt.  Anatolian Civilizations Museum. Ankara. Turkey.<br />
<br />
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 />
<br />
Against a brown art background.
  • Alaca Hoyuk Hittite monumental relief sculpted orthostat stone panel. Andesite, Alaca, Corum, 1399 - 1301 B.C. Anatolian Civilizations Museum, Ankara, Turkey<br />
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The rightmost figure wears a long coat and tailed dress. With both hands, he holds a sceptre with a ring in the middle. This item is thought to be a cult object in Assyria reliefs. The pointed and twisted tips of his shoes also show that he is in a high rank.  <br />
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Against a white background.
  • Alaca Hoyuk Hittite monumental relief sculpted orthostat stone panel. Andesite, Alaca, Corum, 1399 - 1301 B.C. Anatolian Civilizations Museum, Ankara, Turkey<br />
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The rightmost figure wears a long coat and tailed dress. With both hands, he holds a sceptre with a ring in the middle. This item is thought to be a cult object in Assyria reliefs. The pointed and twisted tips of his shoes also show that he is in a high rank.  <br />
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Against a black background.
  • 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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Against a white background.
  • 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 />
<br />
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 />
<br />
Against a brown art background.
  • 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 />
<br />
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 />
<br />
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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Against a grey art background.
  • Pictures & Images Hittite relief sculpted orthostat panels of the Sphinx Gate. Panel depicts a man leading goats to be sacrificed. Alaca Hoyuk (Alacahoyuk) Hittite archaeological site  Alaca, Çorum Province, Turkey, Also known as Alacahüyük, Aladja-Hoyuk, Euyuk, or Evuk
  • Pictures & Images Hittite relief sculpted orthostat panels of the Sphinx Gate. Panel depicts a man leading goats to be sacrificed. Alaca Hoyuk (Alacahoyuk) Hittite archaeological site  Alaca, Çorum Province, Turkey, Also known as Alacahüyük, Aladja-Hoyuk, Euyuk, or Evuk
  • Pictures & Images Hittite relief sculpted orthostat panels of the Sphinx Gate. Panel depicts a man leading goats to be sacrificed. Alaca Hoyuk (Alacahoyuk) Hittite archaeological site  Alaca, Çorum Province, Turkey, Also known as Alacahüyük, Aladja-Hoyuk, Euyuk, or Evuk
  • Pictures & Images Hittite relief sculpted orthostat panels of the Sphinx Gate. Panel depicts a bull, sculpture not finished. Alaca Hoyuk (Alacahoyuk) Hittite archaeological site  Alaca, Çorum Province, Turkey, Also known as Alacahüyük, Aladja-Hoyuk, Euyuk, or Evuk
  • Pictures & Images Hittite relief sculpted orthostat panels of the Sphinx Gate. Panel depicts jugglers. Alaca Hoyuk (Alacahoyuk) Hittite archaeological site  Alaca, Çorum Province, Turkey, Also known as Alacahüyük, Aladja-Hoyuk, Euyuk, or Evuk
  • Pictures & Images Hittite relief sculpted orthostat panels of the Sphinx Gate. Panel depicts jugglers. Alaca Hoyuk (Alacahoyuk) Hittite archaeological site  Alaca, Çorum Province, Turkey, Also known as Alacahüyük, Aladja-Hoyuk, Euyuk, or Evuk
  • Close up of Hittite relief scultures of Hittite godsEflatun Pınar ( Eflatunpınar) Ancient Hittite relief sculpture monument and sacred pool.  Between 15th to 13th centuries BC. Lake Beysehir National Park, Konya, Turkey.
  • 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 white background.
  • Picture & image 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 gray 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.
  • Picture & image 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 gray background.
  • 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.
  • Picture & image 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 gray 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.
  • 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 white background.
  • Picture & image 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 gray 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.
  • 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 white background.
  • Hittite relief sculpted orthostat stone panel of Long Wall Basalt, Karkamıs, (Kargamıs), Carchemish (Karkemish), 900 - 700 B.C. Anatolian Civilizations Museum, Ankara, Turkey.<br />
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Goddess Kubaba. Goddess is depicted from the profile. The part below the chest of the relief is broken. She holds a pomegranate in her hands on her chest. She carries a one-horned headdress on her head. Her braided hair hangs down to her shoulder. The text in the hieroglyphics is not understood. The lower part of the relief has been restored. <br />
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On a White Background.
  • Picture & image 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 gray background.
  • Picture & image 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 gray 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.
  • 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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Against a grey art background.
  • 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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Against a black background.
  • 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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Against a grey art background.
  • Alaca Hoyuk Hittite monumental relief sculpted orthostat stone panel. Andesite, Alaca, Corum, 1399-1301 B.C. Anatolian Civilizations Museum, Ankara, Turkey.<br />
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Four deer figures are depicted in various positions with a flower in the lower right corner and a tree in the upper left corner. A faded human figure and an animal figure in the upper section are noteworthy. <br />
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Against a brown gray background.
  • Alaca Hoyuk Sphinx Gate Hittite monumental relief sculpted orthostat stone panel. Andesite, Alaca, Corum, 1399 - 1301 B.C. 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.
  • 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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Against a brown gray background.
  • 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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Against a brown art background.
  • 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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Against a black background.
  • 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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Against a brown art background.
  • 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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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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Against a white background.
  • 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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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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Against a brown gray background.

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