Karakus, Turkey (Monumental Tombs of Commagene – the Forgotten Kingdom)
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Karakus, Turkey (Monumental Tombs of Commagene – the Forgotten Kingdom)

The Monumental Tomb pictured below was built by Commagene’s King Mithradates II and was dedicated to his mother Isas. Because of the symbol of the eagle on the top of the columns, it was named Karakuş (black bird) Tumulus. There were four columns in each east, west and south direction, however today only two at … Continue reading