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Goddess Kubaba

The basalt relief is about 95 cm high. The Hurrian Goddess Hebat takes the name of Kubaba in Neo-Hittite times. The goddess is shown sitting on a chair that is situated over a lion. She is holding a pomegranate, symbol of fertility, and in her other hand a mirror. The relief was located at the left hand side of the entryway of the King's Gate. Currently in the Anatolian Civilizations Museum, Ankara.

T. Bilgin, 2006