The Pyramid-like Tomb and Sanctuary Built by King Antiochus I of Commagene at Mount Nemrut (Nemrut dagi). His reign was BC. Heads of two of the many statues King Antiochus I had built during his reign are in the foreground
Mount Nemrut-Adiyaman /Turkey Nemrut or Nemrud is a mountain in southeastern Turkey, notable for the summit where a number of large statues are erected around what is assumed to be a royal tomb from the century BC.
Nemrut or Nemrud (Turkish: Nemrut Dağı ; Armenian: Նեմրութ լեռ) is a m ft) high mountain in southeastern Turkey, notable for the summit where a number of large statues are erected around what is assumed to be a royal tomb from the century BC.
Ruins of Old Ma'rib Sheba (also called Saba) was a kingdom mentioned in the Old Testament and the Quran. Some historians consider that the Sabaean Kingdom, whose capital was Old Ma´rib - today a mere ruin, was the Biblical land of Sheba. via Fabio A
The monastery of Geghard (Armenian: Գեղարդ, meaning spear) is a unique architectural construction in the Kotayk province of Armenia, being partially carved out of the adjacent mountain, surrounded by cliffs. It is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Assyrian tree of life BC. Folklore: Above is the winged sun-disk of Egypt, the borrowed symbol of the Assyrian Sun-god Assur, shooting deadly arrows. Below is the beautiful symbol of the tree of life, which originated in old Babylonia.
Persepolis, Iran – Persepolis was the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire (ca. Persepolis is situated 70 km northeast of the modern city of Shiraz in the Fars Province of modern Iran. The earliest remains of Persepolis date from aroun