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Summary

Funerary Stela of Kahramanmaraş(previously Maraş). Tomb stela of Tarhunpias.

Class:

  • Grave or burial field
  • visible
  • Location uncertain
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

GURGUM - GERMANICIA

GURGUM / GERMANICIA Kahramanmaraş

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Stele of Tarhuntiwastis, Maraş stele

Late Hitite funerary stela. Kahramanmaraş.

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

Tarhunpias` Stela is ta funerary stele of a child named  Tarhunpias as indicates the inscription above his head. He was depicted in his mother's arms.  The box he holds contains a stylus and papirus or leather sheets.  The hawk or alcon on the left hand of the boy is a symbol of hunting. The hair style of the boy indicates the VIIIth century BC as  time of making.

See:

  1. http://www.tayproject.org/TAYages.fm$Retrieve?CagNo=9924&html=ages_detail_e.html&layout=web
  2. https://www.hittitemonuments.com/maras/