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" The most striking peculiarity of the Hittite system of writing is that the characters are always in relief. We may infer from this that the earliest Hittite inscriptions were not upon stone, but plates of metal. This inference is supported by the fact... "
The monuments of the Hittites. And The bilingual Hittite and cuneiform ... - Page 4
by Archibald Henry Sayce - 1881
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Current Discussions in Theology, Volume 2

Theology - 1884
...Voyage D'un Egyptien, Paris 1866, pp. 332-347. ! AH Sayce, Monuments of the Hittites, p. 251 says: " The most striking peculiarity of the Hittite system...that the Hittite copy of the treaty made with Ramses Second of Egypt was engraved on a plate of silver." 3 For a discussion as to the traditions respecting...
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Current Discussions in Theology, Volume 2

Theology - 1884
...Voyage D'un Egyptien, Paris 1866, pp. 332-347. ' AH Sayce, Monuments of the Hittites, p. 251 says : " The most striking peculiarity of the Hittite system...fact that the Hittite copy of the treaty made with Kamses Second of Egypt was engraved on a plate of silver." 3 For a discussion as to the traditions...
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The Sunday at Home

1887
...relief upon stone. But it has a peculiar roundness and thickness; the limbs of the figure are short and The most striking peculiarity of the Hittite system...fact that the Hittite copy of the treaty made with Eameses n. was engraved on a plate of silver." What then do we know about these mysterious Hittites...
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History of Art in Sardinia, JudŠa, Syria, and Asia Minor, Part 2

Georges Perrot, Charles Chipiez - Art - 1890
...Sayce, from the nature of their written characters. 1 Nor is this mere conjecture, for we know that the copy of the treaty made with Ramses II. of Egypt was engraved on a plate of silver, and that the boss of Tarkondemos was of the same precious metal (Fig. 262). Silver was supplied...
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