Hittite King Barrekub
In this basalt wall relief, King Barrekub prays in front of divine symbols. The Hittite hieroglyphic inscriptions talk...
A map and list of all Hittite monuments, by period, with information on each site.
Hittite Relief of Musicians
This basalt wall relief depicts four people playing on musical instruments. From Sam'al (modern-day Sinjerli, Gaziantep...
This basalt Hittite sphinx was placed at the entrance into the palace number three at Sam'al (modern-day Sinjerli, Gaziantep...
Hittite War Chariot
Relief orthostat (stone slab at base of wall) of war chariot from Sam'al (Turkey), west side of citadel gate; Basalt...
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Lion Gate at Hattusa
The Lion Gate at Hattusa, the capital of the Hittite Empire. The gate, dated to the 13th century BCE, was flanked by...
Lion Gate of Hattusa
The Lion Gate at Hattusa, Turkey. This was one of the two city gates. The arc is typical for Hittite architecture.
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Map of the Hittite Empire
A map showing the Hittite Empire in c. 1350-1300 BCE (dark green line) and at its maximum extent (light green area...