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Hittite War Chariot


Karen Barrett-Wilt
published on 19 June 2013
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Relief orthostat (stone slab at base of wall) of war chariot from Sam'al (Turkey), west side of citadel gate; Basalt; Late Hittite period (9th cent BCE); Museum of the Ancient Orient, Istanbul Archaeological Museums.

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About the Author

Karen Barrett-Wilt
Karen is an editorial coordinator and freelance editor who studied Islamic and Ancient Near Eastern Art and Architecture in graduate school and remains fascinated with them. She also confounds family and friends with her passion for editing.

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Barrett-Wilt, K. (2013, June 19). Hittite War Chariot. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Barrett-Wilt, Karen. "Hittite War Chariot." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 19, 2013.

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Barrett-Wilt, Karen. "Hittite War Chariot." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 19 Jun 2013. Web. 07 May 2021.