Tombs of the kings of Pontus

Tombs of the kings of Pontus

Tombs of the kings of Pontus are rock-carved tombs of different size, forming the royal necropolis of the Pontic kings. The tombs are located in Amasya in northern Turkey.

Site Information

Country: Turkey

District: Amasya Province

Site History: 3rd Century BC

Oldest Culture: Kingdom of Pontus

Later Cultures: Kingdom of Pontus

Site Features: Kingdom of Pontus Monuments

UNESCO Tentative List

Official Name: Mount Harşena and the Rock-tombs of the Pontic Kings

Date of Submission: 2015

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