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Stele fragment

The stele shows a seated female figure in front of a table. The objects in her hands might be a mirror and a spindle. A smaller male figure is shown accross her. There is no information about its find place although it was noted that in 1880s the stele was in the possession of the American mission in the city of Maraş. Stylistically the stele has been dated to 9th century BCE. Currently in Anatolian Civilizations Museum in Ankara.

T. Bilgin, 2014 D. Bonatz, 2000

Literature:
Bonatz, D. Syro-hethitische Grabdenkmal, Mainz: Zabern, 2000. (C 53)
Orthmann, W. Untersuchungen zur späthethitischen Kunst, Bonn, 1971. (Maraş B/14)

Image sources:
Tayfun Bilgin, 2014.
Winfret Orthmann, 1971.