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Stele fragment

The basalt stele shows two figures on the sides of a table. The male figure on the left is carring a bow on his shoulder and holding a bird on his extended left hand. The female figure on the right is seated and holding a mirror in her hand. Due to errosion the details of the figures are not visible. It was found used as building material in the minaret of a mosque in the city of Maraş. The fragment is about 84 cm high and 79 cm wide. Currently in the inventory of Adana Museum.

S. Przeworski, 1936

Orthmann, W. Untersuchungen zur späthethitischen Kunst, Bonn, 1971. (Maraş B/12)

Image sources:
Stefan Przeworski, Syria 17, 1936.