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A view of the tumulus and statues on the eastern terrace of Nemrut Dağı.
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(Earth Views): Turkey Nemrut Dagi world heritage site tumulus and statues 1 SEW.jpg
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  • turkey = .tr, Türkei, Turquía, Turquie, Turquia, Turchia = Adjective "Turkish".


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Thumbnail[has location information] Turkey Nemrut Dagi world heritage site carved head of Apollo SEW.jpg (Earth Views)

  • turkey = .tr, Türkei, Turquía, Turquie, Turquia, Turchia

At Nemrut Dağı Commagene King Antiochus I (69-34 B.C.) is buried beneath a huge tumulus on the peak of a 2,150 meter mountain.   Around it there are huge statues of the gods.   The heads of the gods have been removed to help protect them from weathering.   This is the head of Apollo.

Thumbnail[has location information] Turkey Nemrut Dagi world heritage site carved head of Tyche SEW.jpg (Earth Views)

  • turkey = .tr, Türkei, Turquía, Turquie, Turquia, Turchia

This is the head of Tyche, a fertility goddess.   Amongst the statues at Nemrut Dağı (Mount Nimrod) are Tyche, Apollo, Zeus and various eagles and lions.

 

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