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Kabahaydar

This double-bull base was brought to the Şanlıurfa museum in 1959 from the village of Edene in the Kabahaydar township of Sanlıurfa province. It is carved of a basalt block and must have been a base for a statue. It is 120 cm in length, 84 cm in width, and about 60 cm in height. It displays similarities to bases found in Arslantaş and Karkamış and approximately dated to the end of 10th century BCE.


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B. Bilgin, 2017 T. Bilgin, 2017 T. Bilgin, 2017 E. Anıl, 2017
E. Anıl, 2017 T. Bilgin, 2017 T. Bilgin, 2017 T. Kulakoğlu, 1999



Literature:
Kulakoğlu, F. "Late-Hittite Sculptures from the Şanlıurfa Region," BMECCJ XII, 1999: 167-181 (170-171, 179).

Image sources:
Tayfun Bilgin, Bora Bilgin, Ertuğrul Anıl, 2017.
Fikri Kulakoğlu, 1999.