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R1-2673 - Nemrut Dagi - Eagle Head

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Colossal and enigmatic scultures scattered around a huge tumulus at the top of "Nemrut Dağı" (mount Nemrut, Turkey).

 

This is believed to be the tomb of the 1st century BC Commagene king Antiochus I Epiphanes.

 

For more information about this place, read en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Nemrut.

 

For more information about the Commagene kingdom, read en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kingdom_of_Commagene.

 

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Taken on September 27, 2006