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Anatolia – The Craddle of Civilization

Hittite rampart at Hattusa, Turkey. This artificial ridge marks the highest point in the city's fortifications built over a tunnel with corbeled arches

Arslantaş Couple of portal lions are standing near Yeniköy village of Darende and referred locally as Aslan Taşlar (Lion Stones). They were first reported in 1858 and are apparently standing in situ although there is no trace of a building or gate. Badly weathered lions have no inscriptions, however, based on the style they are estimated to be from 12th or 11th c. BCE.

Arslantaş Couple of portal lions are standing near Yeniköy village of Darende and referred locally as Aslan Taşlar (Lion Stones). They were first reported in 1858 and are apparently standing in situ although there is no trace of a building or gate. Badly weathered lions have no inscriptions, however, based on the style they are estimated to be from 12th or 11th c. BCE.

[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 ...

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Anatolia – The Craddle of Civilization

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Karabel Reliefs The large Hittite relief is in the Karabel Pass on the Kemalpasa-Torbali road, on the southern slope of a mountain, on the left side of the road. It is about 1.5 meter wide 2.5 meters high. A male figure is depicted standing with a bow in his right hand and a spear in his left, wearing a tunic and a cone-shaped hat. Between the head of the warrior and the spear there are three lines of a badly worn out hieroglyphic Luwian inscription, barely visible to the human eye.

Karabel Reliefs: the large Hittite relief is in the Karabel Pass on the…

Reconstructed Structures Asikli Hoyuk

Structures reconstruites_d'Asikli Hoyuk - Hacilar avant J.

Gobekli Tepe is the oldest Neolithic site yet found in the world. Well over 11,000 BP. Urfa, southeastern Turkey

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Hittite relief from the Museum of Anatolian Civilisation in Ankara

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Hittite relief from the Museum of Anatolian Civilisation in Ankara (Read the Book of Enoch, the fallen angels mated with women and begat the Nephilim. The Nephilim mated with animals and begat monsters and hybrids.

Vista general acceso al Santuario de Yazilikaya (S.XIII a.C.) . Se realizaron sobre las rocas y montañas del Templo un conjunto de relieves en los que se representaron procesiones de dioses y reyes, traduciendo en imágenes su pensamiento religioso  y dando lugar a una particular fusión entre arquitect y escultura, uno de los rasgos más destacados del arte hitita.  El Palacio Real de Hattusa, estancias de uso residencial, político y económico. De planta irregular carecía de un principio…

Vista general acceso al Santuario de Yazilikaya (S.XIII a.C.) . Se realizaron sobre las rocas y montañas del Templo un conjunto de relieves en los que se representaron procesiones de dioses y reyes, traduciendo en imágenes su pensamiento religioso y dando lugar a una particular fusión entre arquitect y escultura, uno de los rasgos más destacados del arte hitita. El Palacio Real de Hattusa, estancias de uso residencial, político y económico. De planta irregular carecía de un principio…

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Anatolia – The Craddle of Civilization

File:Hattusa2008.jpgHattuşaş yeraltı tünelleri  The southern (lower) postern gate at the base of the great rampart of Yerkapi. It opens to the outside of the city of Hattusa. The Sphinx gate (which is located at the top of your picture) sits directly above it at the top of the rampart, where the tunnel opens into the city. Visitors can still walk through the tunnel today.

File:Hattusa2008.jpgHattuşaş yeraltı tünelleri The southern (lower) postern gate at the base of the great rampart of Yerkapi. It opens to the outside of the city of Hattusa. The Sphinx gate (which is located at the top of your picture) sits directly above it at the top of the rampart, where the tunnel opens into the city. Visitors can still walk through the tunnel today.

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