This stele depicts a Hittite warrior, based on a orthostat in Kings`s gate of the Hittite capital Hattuša (Boğazköy) a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Turkey. This copy / interpretation was made by a collaboration of polish and german artists (Ulrich Thiel, Kazimierz Krewniak and Adam Sobiraj).
Photo of the original orthostat| Bittel 1976: P. 231
- hittitemonuments.com | Hattuša
- 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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