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Unformatted text preview: Left side shows a deity in relief o Originally thought to be a king o Holds axe, associated with military Built in Hairpin Arch o Not really corbelling o Not found in any other Hittite centers Perhaps distinguishing feature for capital o Features of Hittite Gates Dipylon Two door system Outer gate is inlet into structure Recessed If someone got through first gate, they are still trapped Must still get through another o Lions Gate Features lion guardian statues built into first gate Hairpin arches again Lions appear to be coming out of the stone May imply that they are a part of the citys defenses One lion bigger than the others Possibly the elder spirit...
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This note was uploaded on 11/07/2011 for the course CLAR 241 taught by Professor Sams during the Fall '08 term at UNC.
- Fall '08