Herald`s Wall | Henzendorf (Germany)Your model is disabled. For more details go to Edit properties3D Model
This wall with three orthostats draws inspiration fom the Herald`s Wall in Carchemish (Turkey). The orthostat on the very left is a close copy of the “Double Headed Sphinx” (950-850 BCE) from this site - the original is on display today at Ankara Museum. Collaboration Ulrich Thiel, Kazimierz Krewniak and Adam Sobiraj.
Photo of original Double Headed Sphinx orthostat | Woolley 1914
- A. Muhibbe Darga. Hitit Sanatı. İstanbul: Akbank, 1992: Fig. 252; P. 244
- A. Gilibert, Syro-Hittite (…), Berlin: Topoi, 2011
- L. Woolley, Carchemish (…), London, 1914: Pl. B. 14 a
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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