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Nemrut Dağ-Turkey. The mausoleum of  the Antiochus I, Commagene King, Nemrut Dağ The mausoleum of Antiochus I (69–34 B.C.), who reigned over Commagene, a kingd...


Nemrut or Nemrud is a 2,134 m (7,001 ft) high mountain in SE Turkey, a summit where number of large statues are erected around what is assumed to be a royal tomb from 1st century BC. In 62 BC, King Antiochus I Theos of Commagene built on mountain top a tomb-sanctuary flanked by huge statues (8–9 m or 26–30 ft high) of himself, 2 lions, two eagles & various gods statues were once seated, with names of each god inscribed on them. The heads of the statues have been removed & are now scattered

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