Yazilikaya Engraving with Hittite Gods

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Carole Raddato
by Charles Texier
published on 31 March 2019
Yazilikaya Engraving with Hittite Gods

Engraving from a relief at Yazilikaya by French archaeologist Charles Texier (1882). Teshub stands on two deified mountains (depicted as men) alongside his wife Hepatu, who is standing on the back of a panther. Behind her, their son, their daughter and grandchild are respectively carried by a smaller panther and a double-headed eagle.
Publication: TEXIER, Charles Félix Marie. Asie Mineure. Description géographique, historique et archéologique des provinces et des villes de la Chersonnèse d’Asie, Paris, Firmin-Didot, M.DCCC.LXXXII [=1882].
Hellenic Library - Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation - Aikaterini Laskaridis Foundation

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Texier, C. (2019, March 31). Yazilikaya Engraving with Hittite Gods. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/10339/

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Texier, Charles. "Yazilikaya Engraving with Hittite Gods." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 31, 2019. https://www.ancient.eu/image/10339/.

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Texier, Charles. "Yazilikaya Engraving with Hittite Gods." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 31 Mar 2019. Web. 20 Aug 2019.

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