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rock-cut tombs of the pontic kings (amasya)

Rock-cut Tombs of the Pontic kings (Amasya, Turkey)

Those royal tombs date from about 300 BC to 200 BC.­ They are carved in a vertical cliff above the city of Amasya, which used to be the capital of the Kingdom of Pontos.­

For more informations about those rock-cut tombs, read www.­pontos.­dk/­publications/­books/­bss-9-files/­bss-9-06-fle.­.­.­

Hatuniye Mh., Aktav Sk 2, 52000 Amasya, Turkey

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