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Gaziantep 8282
22-MAR-2004

Gaziantep 8282

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The citadel is located on a spot where already in Justinian times a fortress was erected. However, the present citadel owns its existence to the Seljuks, who took the city in 1071-1098. The oldest finds on the site date to the chalcolithic period (3700-3500 BC).

We're inside the gateway, about to cross a wooden bridge and climb up to the walls.

Nikon D70
1/250s f/8.0 at 18.0mm full exif

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