Hittite Lion Tub at Hattusa

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Carole Raddato
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published on 31 March 2019
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A Hittite Lion Tub lying among the ruins of the Great Temple at Hattusa, the capital of the Hittite Empire. The basin was originally 5.5 metres long, and featured crouching lions at all four corners. It probably had a role in cult rituals.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2019, March 31). Hittite Lion Tub at Hattusa. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10342/hittite-lion-tub-at-hattusa/

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Raddato, Carole. "Hittite Lion Tub at Hattusa." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 31, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10342/hittite-lion-tub-at-hattusa/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Hittite Lion Tub at Hattusa." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 31 Mar 2019. Web. 17 Jun 2021.