Are You Ready to Discover the Story of the Legendary Hittite King Shuppiluliuma?
Date: BC. 858
Period: Iron Age
Location: Hatay/Tell Tayinat
Type: King Statue
Geographical Region: Mediterranean Region, Amik Plain
Featured Information of Shuppiluliuma
- It was built during the reign of one of the late Hittite principalities, the kingdom, which was called ‘Pattin’ or ‘Ungi in Aramaic’.
- II, who ruled in the kingdom called Pattin or Ungi. It is the preserved upper part of a statue erected in Shuppiluluma's name.
- The masters who sculpted Shuppiluluma were influenced by the understanding of art of the Assyrian Empire, one of the important states of the period.
- The statues of kings recovered in the late Hittite principalities were usually made to be displayed in the doorways of buildings that we can mention as monumental.
- suitable for ages 5 and up.
Warning: There is a danger of swallowing small parts. Not suitable for children under 3 years old.
Arkerobox is an educational excavation kit that allows children to learn by experiencing innovative educational methods to improve their awareness of the world's cultural heritage. In addition to the fun of excavation, children try to deliver the artifacts they find to the museum on the map by answering the question cards found in the set, and they can reinforce their knowledge by playing them over and over again.
● Enables children to learn while discovering.
● Improves the feeling of interest.
● Raise awareness for the importance of archaeology.
● Develops a sense of responsibility by increasing interest and curiosity towards our
● Teaches solution-oriented working for the targeted results.
● Contributes to developing motor skills during excavation.
● Distances children from the virtual world for a while and helps them spend a good time.
- Excavation Block
- The Excavation Bar
- Information Card / Competition Card
- The Work Card
- Collector's Map
- The Sticker
- User Guide