This gate lion is a scaled-down copy of a statue found in the Lion Gate of Arslantepe (Turkey). The original is on display at the Anatolian Civilizations Museum in Ankara and on the site. This copy / interpretation was made by a collaboration of Ulrich Thiel, Kazimierz Krewniak and Adam Sobiraj.
Photo of the original | Bittel 1976: P. 245
- hittitemonuments.com | Arslantepe
- Arslantepe Website
- K. Bittel, Die Hethiter (…), München: Verlag C.H. Beck, 1976
Anatolian Civilizations Museum (Ankara)
Model by Felix Wolter, with permission of the landcare association, land owner and the Naturpark Schlaubetal, Germany.
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