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Illustration

Carole Raddato
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published on 06 April 2019

Bronze Age Hattian ceremonial standard known as "Sun Disks" with two bull and a deer, the sacred animals of the Hattians. These objects were used in religious ceremonies and were found in the royal tombs of Hattian times unearthed in Alacahöyük, 2500-2250 BCE. Museum of Anatolian Civilizations, Ankara (Turkey).


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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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APA Style

Raddato, C. (2019, April 06). Hattian Sun Disk. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/10407/

Chicago Style

Raddato, Carole. "Hattian Sun Disk." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 06, 2019. https://www.ancient.eu/image/10407/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Hattian Sun Disk." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 06 Apr 2019. Web. 19 Apr 2019.

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