Saturday, June 2, 2012

Pictures of the Archaeological Site of Mount Nemrut, Turkey


Pictures, Images & Photos of The Mauseleum on Mount Nemrut, Turkey.

Pictures of the arhcelogical site of Nemrut Dagi, Unesco World Heritage Site, Turkey. Photos & images of the ancient tomb ruins of Antiochus 1. Also by as stock photos or photo art prints. Nemrut Dag comprises the Hellenistic mausoleum of Antiochus. In the first century BC, the Roman-Persian king Antiochus I of Commagene (a kingdom north of Syria and the Euphrates) ordered to build a grave and temples on this site. On two sides of the mountaintop terraces were set up for meters high statues of the gods and himself. The statues represent a.o. Apollo, Fortuna, Heracles and Zeus.


 

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