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Stele Fragment

Roughly square shaped stele fragment is about 60 cm on each side. In the foreground shows a male figure with a bow on his right shoulder and a sword on his belt. Although not clearly visible, he is probably on the back of a horse and holding the reins with his left hand. On the back ground is a seated woman and on the upper right corner is a servant with a palm leaf. The stele fragment apparently entered into the possession of the Vorderasiatisches Museum in Berlin sometime shortly before 1910 where it is currently on display.

T. Bilgin, 2010

Orthmann, W. Untersuchungen zur späthethitischen Kunst, Bonn, 1971. (Maraş D/6)

Image sources:
Tayfun Bilgin, 2010.