Mesopotamia from Mt Nemrut


I’m just coming down from Mount Nemrut, towering over wonderful Mesopotamian plains and site of king Antioch I tomb: 2000 years ago, he ordered the summit flattened and used the debris to make his own burial hilltop. On the sides, looking West to the sunrise and East to the sunset, he placed the heads of himself and the gods he thought his siblings, later humbled by mother Earth by means of earthquakes, wind and rain.

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