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Asmacık Stele

The bottom part of a basalt stele with a Storm God figure on the front side and the last 3 lines of a hieroglyphic Luwian inscription at the rounded back side. The surviving part of the stele is about 80 cm. in height. Unfortunately the inscription is too worn out to be read but close proximity of the find spot suggests Karkamis origin. It is currently in Gaziantep Museum.


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Hawkins



Literature:
Hawkins, J. D. Corpus of Hieroglyphic Luwian Inscriptions, Vol 1, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 2000: 564-65 and plt. 322.
Kalaç, M. "Einige Stelen mit hieroglyphisch-luwischen Inschriften oder ohne sie," CRRAI 20. 1975: 187-88 and plts. XLII —XLIII.

Image sources:
John David Hawkins, 2000.