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Main goddess of Hittite successor kingdoms with shrines throughout

Main goddess of Hittite successor kingdoms with shrines throughout


Kubaba – the prototype of the Asian Underworld goddess

Depiction of the Urartian god Khaldi, one of the three chief deities of Ararat (Urartu). His shrine was at Ardini.

Plaster cast of a Neo-Hittite relief; goddess facing right, wearing elaborate headdress

Hittite, Goddess Kupaba, Karkamış- Cerablus, 850-800 BC, Museum of

Yazilikaya: An Open-Air Shrine for Kings and Gods

The picture is a relief of the goddess Kububa, originally located at Herald's wall, Carchemish (850-7… | Pinteres…

Hittite, Goddess Figurine, Beginning of 2000 BC, Kültepe (Erdinç Bakla archive)



Hittite mythology and religion

Hittite, two bird man, Kargamış, Museum of Anatolian Civilization, Ankara (Ekrem


The mysterious collapse of the Hittite empire

Jupiter Ammon, a combination of Amun and the Roman god Jupiter

Ancient Egyptian deities

Hittite, diadem spinx, Zincirli, İstanbul, Ancient Orient Museum (A. Muhibbe

The ...

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The Hittites and the Era of the Israelite Judges

A helmeted god stands guard over one of the principal entrances to ancient Hattusa. From the 17th to the early 12th century B.C., Hattusa served as the ...

Hittite ceremony axe, Şarkışa, Vorderasiatisches Museum Berlin (Dinçol- Alparslan) (Erdinç

Hittite Empire

History, map and timeline of Turkey 1500 BCE with the Hittites having established a powerful, war-like kingdom.

Cut into rocky pinnacles just two miles northeast of Bogûazko¬y , Turkey (the site of the ancient Hittite capital of Hattusha), are some dramatic, ...

Copper finial showing a stag and two steers, from Alaca Hüyük, c. 2400

The royal capital of the Hittites, Hattuša, was located in the central Anatolian plateau near the modern village of Boğazköy, about 150 kilometers east of ...



At the beginning of the 12th century B.C.E., major historical, social and cultural changes swept through the entire Near East. The long-lasting geopolitical ...

Hittites and Mitanni map

Sun goddess of Arinna

The Hittite Empire (in blue) in the 14th century BC (Alexikoua, Wikimedia)

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A Hittite's Tale – How to Build a Purpose-Driven Empire

We also know the small temples that fronted the sanctuary and restricted access to it were not designed for continuous occupation, suggesting intermittent ...

... Palestine and southern Syria and waged war on the Hittites of Anatolia in order to recover those provinces in the north that during the recent troubles ...

Around 1400: Revival of the Hittite kingdom.

Syrian Lion Statue

When Civilization Collapsed

Architecture of Infinity

Hittite mythology and religion - Mythological creatures, Lion-headed man and Bull-legged

Around ...

Warriors of Hatti

Nubia Cult of Amun Aerial

Ancient people of Asia Minor and Syria who flourished from 1600 to 1200 B.C. The Hittites, a people of Indo-European connection, were supposed to have ...

Hittites-Ancient Anatolians

2bb - god Nabu & US Army

Warriors of Hatti

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The open-air Temple of Yazilikaya, last remaining of the Hittite Empire period is located at 5 km north-east of Bogazköy. It was made of two rooms: the ...

In Yukari Sevir, we can admire the 31 temples built on the edge of Nisan Hill, and the Royal Palace, the Big Castle and other buildings.

Near the entrance of Chamber A, the Hittite king Tudhaliya IV is depicted as balanced on mountaintops like the storm god.

... at Hattusa have turned up beautifully crafted ritual objects, such as the 1.5-inch-high, 15th-century B.C. gold pendant, which represents a Hittite god.

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Hittite mythology and religion - Hittite statue of a priest-king

A larger-than-life Ramses II towering over his prisoners and clutching them by

Hattusha, an Empire Lost and Found

The hieroglyphs Son of Ra were inscribed over the cartouche of the birth-name of Thutmos III. 18th Dynasty. From Egypt. The Petrie Museum of Egyptian ...

During the Old Kingdom ...

Principal archaeological sites of Anatolia and northern Syria to c. 1340 bc.

Han Empire[edit]

On ...

Anatolia and northern Syria, c. 1180 bc to the 6th century bc.

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“Two Kings, Two Kingdoms, One God, a Biblical Fact …” | INCreflections by W. Smith


The great Temple of the Storm God, Teshub, once dominated the Lower City at Hattusa. The temple is clearly visible at left-center in the photo (which looks ...

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Treaty with the Egyptians

Memphis, Egypt: colossal statue of Ramses II

A 7-inch-high, 13th-century B.C. silver rhyton, cast in the shape of a stag, discovered at Hattusa. Credit: Werner Forman/Art Resource, NY.

Heir to an empire

The Life and Times of Pa-ramessu

How We Know What We Know: The Hittite Archives

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List of Neo-Hittite kings

Art of Ancient Egypt during Middle and New Kingdom periods – Sculpture and Amarna style

Yazilikaya, then, was a fertile center of ritual renewal, a mini-mountain love nest where divine nuptials were performed above the Hittite capital.

Near the entrance of Chamber A, the Hittite king Tudhaliya IV is depicted as balanced on mountaintops like the storm god.

Yazilikaya Sharruma.jpg

Excavators ...

Anatolia Until Alexander the Great

Ramesses II ("the Great": reign 1279-1213 BC) sought to recover territories in the Levant that had been held by the Eighteenth Dynasty.

This ...