Relief of Goddess Kubaba
Basalt relief fragment is about 82 cm in height and dates to around 850-750 BCE. Anatolian Civilizations Museum, Ankara. The goddess Hepat of the Hittite imperial times, is transformed into Kubaba in Late Hittite kingdoms of the south eastern Anatolia. She is holding a pomegrenate in her right hand, and in her missing left hand most likely a mirror. In this relief, a horn can be seen in front of the polos (head-piece) which is a common sign of divinity. A single line inscription is partially preserved above the head. The relief originally stood on the Long Wall. The missing upper part has been reconstructed based on similar reliefs.