Soğanlı Dağ: 'Sogan Dagh Lion Altar on'

Scope and Content

Image of a photograph of a lion altar in a field in a place described as ‘Sogan Dagh’ (Soğanlı Dağ, a small plateau at the west end of Kurubel Pass), with sheep in the background. Taken from a publication. Handwritten note with negative states '30 A3' twice and 'Lion Altar on Soghan-Dagh'. Altar is now Kayseri Museum. This image was possibly created during John Garstang's tour of Anatolia in 1907.


Soğanlı Dağ | Kayseri | Turkey


Formerly numbered MISC/A/004. Transferred to the HIT collection in November 2015.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Negative has as large patch of emulsion missing from one side and large dark spots.

Conditions Governing Use

Original author is unknown. Copyright has expired as it 70 years after it was created and 70 years after it was made available to the public.

Related Material

Lantern slide 30 A3.


Photograph was published in Garstang, (1929), The Hittite Empire, pl. XLII.i.