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Çapalı

Basalt stele was found in secondary context near the Çapalı village south of Gaziantep. It depicts a dining scene which is commonly encountered in Neo-Hittite funerary steles. Due to erosion details of the relief is no longer visible. The seated male figure on the left holds a drinking cup. In front of him is a table and a person waving a palm(?) leaf. The preserved section of the stele is 85 cm in height and 78 cm in width. It is dated to around 850-750 BCE. Stele is currently in Gaziantep Museum.

İlgili yayınlar:
Bonatz, D. Syro-hethitische Grabdenkmal, Mainz: Zabern, 2000. (C 43)
Orthmann, W. Untersuchungen zur späthethitischen Kunst, Bonn, 1971. (Çapalı 1)

Resim kaynakları:
Bora Bilgin, 2009.