Rock Relief with Procession of Hittite Deities at Yazilikaya

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Carole Raddato
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published on 04 April 2019
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Rock relief in Chamber A of the Yazilikaya Hittite Sanctuary (13th century BCE) near Hattusa depicting a procession of male deities. They all wear shoes curling up at the toe, and many are armed with either a sickle-shaped sword or a mace, which they carry over their shoulder.

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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, April 04). Rock Relief with Procession of Hittite Deities at Yazilikaya. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10367/rock-relief-with-procession-of-hittite-deities-at/

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Raddato, Carole. "Rock Relief with Procession of Hittite Deities at Yazilikaya." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 04, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10367/rock-relief-with-procession-of-hittite-deities-at/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Rock Relief with Procession of Hittite Deities at Yazilikaya." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 04 Apr 2019. Web. 19 Oct 2021.