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Inscribed Stele Base (BOĞAZKÖY 1)

The limestone block was found in 1907 during the construction of the excavation house along with a very similar another inscribed block. The cavity on the top site indicates that it had served as a stele base. The short inscription on the front also indicates that the stele was dedicated by a palace official. The original stele is on display in the Istanbul Ancient Orient Museum, and Boğazkale Museum has a replica.

BOĞAZKÖY 1, inscribed stele base, Istanbul Museum - T. Bilgin, 2012 A replica of the base in Boğazkale Museum - T. Bilgin, 2006

Image sources:
Tayfun Bilgin, 2006, 2012.