Main Page


Lower part of a small statue of a person wearing a long, belted tunic. On the tunic is a 3-line hieroglyphic Luwian inscription where the author gives his name and title and dedicates the statue to "divine Queen of the Land". The statue was reported to be found near Kırçoğlu village (now Kırcaoğlu, about 7 km east of Kumlu in Hatay province) and it was in Berlin by 1898. Currently in Vorderasiatisches Museum in Berlin.

Click on pictures for larger images.

J. D. Hawkins, 2000 J. D. Hawkins, 2000

Hawkins, J. D. Corpus of Hieroglyphic Luwian Inscriptions, Vol 1, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 2000: 383-84 and plts. 203-4.
Orthmann, W. Untersuchungen zur späthethitischen Kunst, Bonn, 1971.

Image sources:
J. David Hawkins, 2000.