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Urartian Mural Painting


Carole Raddato
published on 20 February 2018
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Mural painting uncovered in the Urartian temple at Altıntepe. The painting is made of clay and plaster and features winged demons standing on either side of a sacred tree with plants, flowers and geometric motifs. 8th - 6th century BCE. (Museum of Anatolian Civilizations, Ankara)

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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. (2018, February 20). Urartian Mural Painting. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Raddato, Carole. "Urartian Mural Painting." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 20, 2018.

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