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Urartian Tripod with Ivory Lions

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Carole Raddato
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published on 23 February 2018
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Reconstruction of an Urartian tripod stand used for burning incense and for illumination. It is decorated with lions made of ivory, 8th century BCE. From Altintepe, an Urartian fortress and temple site located in eastern Anatolia overlooking the Euphrates River.
(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 23). Urartian Tripod with Ivory Lions. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8171/urartian-tripod-with-ivory-lions/

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Raddato, Carole. "Urartian Tripod with Ivory Lions." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 23, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8171/urartian-tripod-with-ivory-lions/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Urartian Tripod with Ivory Lions." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 23 Feb 2018. Web. 13 Apr 2021.

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