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Mount Nemrut – #10

Mount Nemrut - photo from Imgur

Mount Nemrut – photo from Imgur

Found in the high mountains of Turkey, Mount Nemrut is one of the most notable historical finds due to the scale of the statues. The large heads are believed to have been erected around the 1st century BC. It is assumed that these statues were made to honor the royals of the time.

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Mount Nemrut – #10

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  • http://www.hopy1.com hopy

    carved works great, it’s very elaborate and looks very similar to the real image.

  • Bhutan Rebirth

    Is it just the human and the bird’s heads? Maybe if they checked by ultrasound or by digging there’s is a body below the head?

  • Marissa

    I have been there! You can read more about Nemrut online or http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Nemrut

  • Tay

    There are more than this two statues. But some of them are damaged..