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Stele Fragment

The reddish limestone stele shows a merchant balancing a small pan scale on his finger while holding another one in his left hand. The stele is about 55 cm high and 31 cm wide. It has entered into the collection of the Louvre Museum in 1936 through purchase in the antiquities market.


Musée du Louvre E. Akurgal, 2001


Literature:
Bonatz, D. Syro-hethitische Grabdenkmal, Mainz, 2000. (C 10)
Orthmann, W. Untersuchungen zur späthethitischen Kunst, Bonn, 1971. (Maraş D/5)


Image sources:
Ekrem Akurgal, The Hattian and Hittite Civilizations, Ankara, 2001.