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Statue head

Head of a statue of a bearded male with a round cap. Basalt fragment is about 32 cm by 32 cm. A date around 925-875 BCE has been suggested. Currently on display at Istanbul Archaeology Museum.

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E. Anıl, 2011 B. Bilgin, 2011 E. Anıl, 2011

Literature:
Bonatz, D. Syro-hethitische Grabdenkmal, Mainz: Zabern, 2000. (A 15)
Orthmann, W. Untersuchungen zur späthethitischen Kunst, Bonn, 1971. (Maraş D/2)

Image sources:
Ertuğrul Anıl, Bora Bilgin, 2011.