Banqueting scene from Neo Hittite era, 750 BC. Late Hittite.
Found in Örtülü Köyü, near Islahiye (west of Gaziantep). Aramean style. 52 cm in height, 96 cm wide.
The man (left) holds a small drinking vessel in the left hand, and a staff in the right hand. The woman (right) holds a mirror in the right hand, and a bouquet of lotus flowers in the left.
Correspondent: J.M.Criel, Antwerpen.
Sources: Website of ‘anadolumedeniyetlerimuzesi.gov.tr’ – Annual report 1997 .