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Stele Fragment

The reddish limestne stele shows a merchant balancing a small pan scale on his finger while holding another one in his left hand. The stele is about 55 cm high and 31 cm wide. It has entered into the collection of Louvre museum in 1936 through purchase in the antiquities market.

E. Akurgal, 2001

Orthmann, W. Untersuchungen zur späthethitischen Kunst, Bonn, 1971. (Maraş D/5)

Image sources:
Ekrem Akurgal, The Hattian and Hittite Civilizations, KTB, Ankara, 2001.