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Inscription of Katuwa

Basalt orthostat with a relief of Country-Lord (REGIO.DOMINUS) Katuwa and his 9-line inscription about dedications to deities. It was found not in situ around the King's Gate area. The left side of the inscription is missing. The current piece is about 105 cm in height, 70 cm in width, and 60 cm in thickness. It is dated to late 10th to early 9th centuries BCE and currently in Anatolian Civilizations Museum in Ankara.

T. Bilgin, 2014

Hawkins, J. D. Corpus of Hieroglyphic Luwian Inscriptions, Vol 1, Berlin, 2000: 115-16 and plts. 24-25. (KARKAMIŠ A13d)
Orthmann, W. Untersuchungen zur späthethitischen Kunst, Bonn, 1971. (Karkemis K/28)

Image sources:
Tayfun Bilgin, 2014.