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Stele Fragment

Roughly square-shaped stele fragment is about 60 cm on each side. In the foreground, it 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. In the background is a seated woman and on the upper right corner is a servant with a palm leaf. Apparently shortly before 1910, the stele fragmententered into the possession of the Vorderasiatisches Museum in Berlin, 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.