Neo-Hittite Inscription

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Carole Raddato
published on 28 April 2016

Neo-Hittite inscription with Luwian hieroglyphs dating back to the 8th century BCE. It is located near Acıgöl in the Nevşehir province in Turkey. It consists of eight lines and commemorates the political and military achievements of King Wasusarma. It begins: "[Great K]ing Wasusarma, Great King, Hero, Son of Tuwati, Great King, Hero".

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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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