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Two basalt blocks which form a single text were found in situ on the flanks of the doorway of the cella in the Storm-god Temple. The blocks are about 70 cm and 50 cm high, and both are about 90 cm wide and 20 cm thick. It is a building inscription by the ruler (tarwani) and Country-Lord Katuwa who dedicates the building to the Storm-god (Tarhunza) of Karkamış. Dates to late 10th to early 9th centuries BCE and on display at Anatolian Civilizations Museum in Ankara.

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Literature:
Hawkins, J. D. Corpus of Hieroglyphic Luwian Inscriptions, Vol 1, Berlin, 2000: 108-12 and plts. 18-21. (KARKAMIŠ A2+A3)

Image sources:
Tayfun Bilgin, 2006, 2014.