Mount Nemrut

Mount Nemrut

Nemrut or Nemrud is a mountain located in southeastern Turkey, notable for the summit where a number of large statues are erected around the royal tomb of the Armenian King Antiochus I Theos of Commagene. The ruins of the tomb-sanctuary date back to 62 BC. The mountain was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987.

Site Information

Country: Turkey

District: Adıyaman Province

Category: Ancient Rock Workes

Site History: 1st Century BC

Oldest Culture: Hellenistic

Later Cultures: Armenian

Site Features: Armenian Monuments


World Heritage Site

Official Name: Nemrut Dağ

Date of Inscription: 1987

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