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Hittite relief sculpted orthostat stone panel of Herald's Wall Limestone, Karkamıs, (Kargamıs), Carchemish (Karkemish), 900-700 B.C. Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey.

This relief tells the story the killing of Humbaba, protective deity of the cedar forests, by Gilgamesh and Enkidu. The figures standing on both sides hold, with one hand, the arms of the figure in the middle transversally while they stab the dagger on the head of the figure.

Against a grey art background. .

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Hittite relief sculpted orthostat stone panel of Herald's Wall Limestone, Karkamıs, (Kargamıs), Carchemish (Karkemish), 900-700 B.C. Anatolian Civilisations Museum, Ankara, Turkey.<br />
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This relief tells the story the killing of Humbaba, protective deity of the cedar forests, by Gilgamesh and Enkidu. The figures standing on both sides hold, with one hand, the arms of the figure in the middle transversally while they stab the dagger on the head of the figure.  <br />
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Against a grey art background. .<br />
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If you prefer to buy from our ALAMY STOCK LIBRARY page at https://www.alamy.com/portfolio/paul-williams-funkystock/hittite-art-antiquities.html  - Type  Karkamıs in LOWER SEARCH WITHIN GALLERY box. Refine search by adding background colour, place, museum etc.<br />
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Visit our HITTITE PHOTO COLLECTIONS for more photos to download or buy as wall art prints https://funkystock.photoshelter.com/gallery-collection/The-Hittites-Art-Artefacts-Antiquities-Historic-Sites-Pictures-Images-of/C0000NUBSMhSc3Oo .<br />
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Photo by Photographer Paul E Williams .<br />
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Photo by Photographer Paul E Williams