Hittite Orthostat with Acrobats

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Carole Raddato
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published on 06 April 2019
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Hittite orthostate relief depicting a conjurer and acrobats. The performer on the left swallows a sword, the smaller acrobat goes up the stairs without holding on. 14th century BCE. Museum of Anatolian Civilizations, Ankara (Turkey).

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About the Author

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 06). Hittite Orthostat with Acrobats. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10421/hittite-orthostat-with-acrobats/

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Raddato, Carole. "Hittite Orthostat with Acrobats." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 06, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10421/hittite-orthostat-with-acrobats/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Hittite Orthostat with Acrobats." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 06 Apr 2019. Web. 31 Jul 2021.