Colossal Heads on the West Terrace of Mount Nemrut

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Carole Raddato
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published on 18 August 2020
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Overview of the colossal heads on the West Terrace of Mount Nemrut, a tomb-sanctuary built by King Antiochus I Theos of Commagene in the 1st century BCE on one of the highest peaks of the Eastern Taurus mountain range in what is now south-eastern Turkey.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2020, August 18). Colossal Heads on the West Terrace of Mount Nemrut. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/12582/

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Raddato, Carole. "Colossal Heads on the West Terrace of Mount Nemrut." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 18, 2020. https://www.ancient.eu/image/12582/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Colossal Heads on the West Terrace of Mount Nemrut." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 18 Aug 2020. Web. 19 Sep 2020.

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