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Stele

Basalt stele shows two female figures, perhaps a mother and daughter. Mother is holding a spindle(?) in her left hand. It is about 61 cm high and 39 cm wide. Stylistically it may be dated roughly to the 9th century BCE. Currently on display at Istanbul Archaeology Museum.

B. Bilgin, 2011

Literature:
Orthmann, W. Untersuchungen zur späthethitischen Kunst, Bonn, 1971. (Maraş C/6)

Image sources:
Bora Bilgin, 2011.