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The Hatti Monument (also Hittite Sun Monument) on Sıhhiye Square is a bronze solar disc with an antlered stag between two calves that symbolizes the Hittite gods and commemorates Anatolia's earliest known civilization.
The Hatti Monument (also Hittite Sun Monument) on Sıhhiye Square is a bronze solar disc with an antlered stag between two calves that symbolizes the Hittite gods and commemorates Anatolia's earliest known civilization. Built in the 1970s by sculptor Nusret Suman, it has long been an icon of Ankara.
Sihhiye Square, 06430 Çankaya/Ankara, Turkey
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