Turkey: Ancient Cultures of Eastern Anatolia - paulsmit
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'Hittite soldiers.'

	Neo Hittite soldiers with spears carry their shields on their back on a basalt relief that was once part of the Royal Buttress in the Hittite city of Carchemish. The relief, dating from the 8th century BC, is currently in the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations in Ankara. Photo Mick Palarczyk.