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Thursday, 5 December 2013

Museum of Anatolian Civilizations - Part Three




Basalt relief of a Sphinx – Carchemish 9th century BC


Basalt relief of bird-men – Carchemish 9th century BC

Basalt relief of soldiers – Carchemish 8th century BC



Basalt relief of palace officials – Carchemish 8th century BC

Andesite relief of acrobats – Alacahöyük 14th century BC


King and queen praying in front of altar – Alacahöyük 14th century BC


Andesite relief of three figures (priests?) – Alacahöyük 14th century BC



Andesite relief of figure and sheep – Alacahöyük 14th century BC


Relief depicting libations to the gods



Basalt relief of Goddess Kubaba?


Basalt relief of chariot – Carchemish 8th century BC






Bronze daggers – Hançerler 1st millennium BC


Obsidian arrowheads – 3rd millennium BC


Bronze arrowheads with spur – 1st millennium BC


Bronze Hoplite helmet – 6-5th century BC


Bronze Phrygian helmet



Bronze axe heads– Baltalar 1st millennium BC


Bronze axe head

6 comments:

  1. Great pics, love the reliefs!

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    1. Thanks Phil, they do have some amazing reliefs...

      Mike

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  2. Fantastic shots yet again. Thanks for sharing!

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  3. Thanks Aaron, no worries.

    Mike

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  4. Great photos again. It must even better seeing in the flesh.

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  5. Thanks Colin, it is -an amazing musuem to visit.

    Mike

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