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Arslantepe Orthostat

In two separate scene, King Allumalli(?) is shown pouring libation to the Moon-God and the Sun-God. King's name is repeated in Luwian hieroglyphs in both scenes. Reading of the king's name (PUGNUS-mi-li) remains uncertain. The limestone block was found in situ at the Lion Gate and measures about 1 meter in length and 0.46 meter in height. Dates to between the 12th and 11th centuries BCE. It is currently in the Anatolian Civilizations Museum in Ankara.

B. Bilgin, 2017

Hawkins, J. D. Corpus of Hieroglyphic Luwian Inscriptions, Vol 1, Berlin, 2000: 313 and plt. 151. (MALATYA 12)
Metzger H. "Une lecture nouvelle des reliefs de Malatya," Revue Archéologique 1978: 197–8.
Orthmann, W. Untersuchungen zur späthethitischen Kunst, Bonn, 1971. (Malatya A/6)
Simon, Z. "Wer war Allumari, König von Malatya?," Anatolica XLII, 2016: 67–76.

Image sources:
Bora Bilgin, 2017.