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Kurubel

A rectangular base with remnants of two lions on top of it. One face of the base has 3 lines of heavily damaged hieroglyphic Luwian inscription that cannot be read. It was first reported in 1906 to be in a small plateau on Soğanlı Dağ at the west end of Kurubel Pass. The Plateau was referred as Aslan Taş Yayla literally meaning Lion Stone Plateau. From the style of the inscription, it is estimated to be from 9th to 8th century BCE from Tabal era. It is currently in Kayseri Museum.


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E.Anıl T.Bilgin E.Anıl



Image sources:
Tayfun Bilgin, 2006.
Bora Bilgin, Ertuğrul Anıl, Cüneyt Süer, Ercüment Süer, 2011