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Tour from Cappadocia to Nemrut Mountain, Urfa and Harran

Mount Nemrut is a 2,150 meters high mountain in eastern Anatolia. At the top of Mt. Nemrut, King Antiochus Theos of Commagene built his tomb-sanctuary along with huge statues (8-9 meters high) of himself and various Greek and Persian gods in 62 BC. This tomb contains stone carvings of gods, such as the head of an eagle. The arrangement of such statues is known by the term hierothesion.

Mount Nemrut, Eastern Turkey

Mount Nemrut, Eastern Turkey

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