Ingot with Hittite hieroglyphs

Silver | 7.8 x 9cm | c. 14th-13th century B.C.

Unknown Artist

Hittite scribes wrote both in cuneiform script (borrowed from Mesopotamia) and in hieroglyphs, a local development that continued after the end of the Hittite empire into the Neo-Hittite kingdoms. Unfortunately, the hieroglyphs on this silver ingot a...
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