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Ankara june 2011 6861.jpg
19-JUN-2011

Ankara june 2011 6861.jpg

A mythological scene, showing two gods slaying the dragon Illuyanka (only partly seen on the picture).
The limestone relief was a part of the Lions Gate at Milid / Arslantepe (7 km northeast of modern Malatya).
Neo-Hittite sculpture in traditional style, c. 9th century BC.

Correspondent: J.M.Criel, Antwerpen
Source: Website of ‘hittitemonuments.com’ .

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