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ivriz kaya kabartması (Hittite)

ivriz kaya kabartması (Hittite)

The Green Stone - A massive green rock cube located in the ruins of Hattusa, capital of the Hittite empire. Probably had religious significance, may have been a gift or reparation from an Egyptian pharaoh.

like , sorry about the war and shit, here's a green rock? I'm amazed it's still there - seems like some English Lord or American industr.

[TURKEY.CENTRAL 26993  'King's Gate in Hattusha.'    	A warrior god adorns one of the giant slabs that form the King's Gate in the eastern city wall off Hattusha, the Hittite capital situated near the village of Bogazköy (north of Yozgat). The gate, dating from the 14th century BC, was constructed in the form of a pointed arch, the upper part of which is now lost. The relief with the god is a replica; the original is kept in the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations in Ankara. Photo Mick ...

[TURKEY.CENTRAL 26993 'King's Gate in Hattusha.' A warrior god adorns one of the giant slabs that form the King's Gate in the eastern city wall off Hattusha, the Hittite capital situated near the village of Bogazköy (north of Yozgat). The gate, dating from the 14th century BC, was constructed in the form of a pointed arch, the upper part of which is now lost. The relief with the god is a replica; the original is kept in the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations in Ankara. Photo Mick ...

The Lion Gate at Hattusa, capital of the Hittite Empire. The city's history dates to before 2000 BC.

Lionsgate at Hattusa, capital of the Hittite Empire. The city was located near modern village of Boğazkale, Turkey.

Babylonian Kudurru, land grant, 16th BCE, Mesopotamia. Kudurru was a type of stone document used as boundary stones and as records of land grants to vassals by the Kassites in ancient Babylonia between the 16th and 12th centuries BCE.The word is Akkadian for "frontier" or "boundary"  Marduk-nadin-ahhe - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Kudurru was a type of stone document used as boundary stones and as records of land grants to vassals by the Kassites in ancient Babylonia between the to centuries BC.

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. - century BC made in the reign of Tudhaliya . Plastercast at the Vorderasiatisches Museum, Pergamon Museum, Berlin.

Hittites - The very famous gate of two sphinxes of Hattuša, the capital of great Hittite Empire. This is the first empire that was centered in ancient Turkey. Their language is related to Latin, Celtic, Germanic, Baltic languages, etc. at Anatolia. Turkey.

The very famous gate of two sphinxes of Hattuša, the capital of great Hittite Empire. This is the first empire that was centered in ancient Turkey.

Excavations at Hattusa have turned up beautifully crafted ritual objects, such as the 7-inch-high, 13th-century B.C. silver rhyton, cast in the shape of a stag. Werner Forman/Art Resource, NY

The seal of Tudhaliya IV B. is stamped on this fragment of a letter sent to the ruler of Ugarit. Although the letter is written in cuneiform, the seal is in Hittite hieroglyphics.

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