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Örtülü

Upper part of a basalt stele depicting a dining noble couple. It was found near the Örtülü village of the İslahiye town in the province of Gaziantep and dated to 9th to 8th centuries BCE. It measures 56 cm in height and 90 cm in width. The stele is currently in Gaziantep Museum.


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F. Anıl, 2018



Literature:
Bonatz, D. Syro-hethitische Grabdenkmal, Mainz: Zabern, 2000. (C 26)
Kalaç, M. "Einige Stelen mit hieroglyphisch-luwischen Inschriften oder ohne sie," CRRAI 20. 1975: 188-89 and plt. XLIII.

Image sources:
Figen Anıl, 2018.