While similar art has been found at other ancient settlements in the region, the Sayburç images are unique in that they appear to be related to one another. The two panels are horizontally adjacent, creating a progressing scene. Each features similar images—someone facing off against dangerous animals—also indicating a coherent narrative.
“These figures, engraved together to depict a narrative, are the first known examples of such a holistic scene,” said archaeologist Dr. Eylem Özdoğan, from Istanbul University, “This was a picture of the stories that formed the ideology of the people of that period.”
Mikko Lagerstedt photo gallery. I do love a bit of Nordic photography. Good morning. An old web tradition: Bruce Sterling’s State Of The World conference on The Well. In 02023, people are becoming poorer, their lifespans are shorter; food costs …