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Museums (outside of South East Asia, unfortunately) never fail to fascinate me. There is something about the aura of museums that makes me feel very much contained; that I belong to a treasure of old secrets and its air always smells of wisdom, just like in libraries. During my visit to Ankara’s Hittite Museum in Turkey, I discovered some interesting items from the Hittite period that caught my attention:

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 {Perhaps Harvey Dent of Two Face really exists?}

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 {I can’t help but wonder what’s the relationship here and why did they die? Is it a mother and her daughter? P.S. Notice that the young one is wearing bracelets on both her wrists}

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{How a home looks like for the ancient Anatolians}

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{Test: How many bears can you count?}

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{Piggy bank seems to exist waayyy before our time}

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{Amazing writings and drawings on stones}

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{Bones as good as gold}

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{The most sophisticated table I’ve ever seen – don’t forget that this is designed around 1600 BC!}

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{Money, money, money}

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{Gold accessory – how amazing is this craftsmanship?!}

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{The salvaged aisle}

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{Mind games?}

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{A friendly beast}

 

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