Nemrut


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Nemrut

 

a volcano on the Armenian Highland in Turkey, on the west bank of Lake Van. Elevation, 3,050 m. The crater contains a freshwater lake, which is 6 km long and has widths to 2 km. The last known eruption was in 1441. The volcano is presently in a weak fumarolic stage.

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Caption: Mark Magidson films ancient statues at Mount Nemrut, in eastern Turkey.
ANKARA, September 06, 2011 (TUR) -- Turkish Culture & Tourism Minister Ertugrul Gunay has said they needed to seek for a project to protect giant statues on top of the Mount Nemrut in southeastern Turkey.
He was the first to lead Turkish teams in the excavation of such sites as the Commagene tomb-sanctuary in Nemrut Dagi, located in Southeastern Turkey, today a UNESCO World Heritage site; and the Hekate sanctuary in Lagina in Southeastern Anatolia and Sidon, in what is now Lebanon, where he found sarcophagi that rank among the worldOs most important archaeological discoveries.
Other new attractions include a replica of Istanbul's historic Topkapi Palace, a traditional coffee house and an arch featuring the statues of Nemrut Mountain.
The artefacts, shown to be made of obsidian from the mountains of Bing61 and/or Nemrut Dag, comprise five prismatic blades from Early Ceramic Neolithic (ECN) contexts on the East Mound (Catalh6yuk East; Figure 2).
Nemrut in southeastern Turkey and suffered serious burns, Turkey's Anatolia News Agency said.
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The most extraordinary site -- and sight -- on my Turkish travels, though, was the mausoleum on top of Nemrut Dag, a monument to one man's megalomania.
After a Mount Ararat sunrise, we visit Abraham's 4,000-year-old home town, tour one of the world's biggest dams, cheer on grease wrestlers, meet the gods atop Mount Nemrut and dance with new friends in a village.