Karakuş Tumulus

Karakuş Tumulus

Karakuş Tumulus is a funerary monument, an hierothesion, for Queen Isias and Princesses Antiochis and Aka I of Commagene, built by Mithridates II of Commagene in 30-20 BC. It is located near the modern village of Çukurtas Köyü in Adıyaman Province, Turkey.

Site Information

Country: Turkey

District: Adıyaman Province

Category: Tombs and Necropolises

Site History: 1st Century BC

Oldest Culture: Hellenistic

Later Cultures: Armenian

Site Features: Hellenistic & Armenian Monuments

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