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Nemrut 2006 09 1426.jpg
12-SEP-2006

Nemrut 2006 09 1426.jpg

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The east terrace, with the colossal statues of four gods and the deified king Antiochus I. They were eight or nine meters high. All the statues appear to have Greek-style facial features, but Persian clothing and hairstyling.
The heads on the foreground belong to (from right to left): a lion, an eagle, Heracles-Artagnes-Ares and king Antiochos. The man’s heads are up to 2½ m in height.

Correspondent: J.M.Criel, Antwerpen.
Sources: (amongst others) File 448: ‘Nemrut Dağı’ – World Heritage List, Unesco (see: whc.unesco.org)
Wikipedia & Personal visits (1983, 1987, 1994).

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1/250s f/8.0 at 12.0mm iso100 full exif

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