rock-tomb of a pontic king (amasya)

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rock-tomb of a pontic king (amasya)

Rock-Tomb of a Pontic king (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.­.­.­

amaseia
amasya
archaeology
cliff
harşena
mountain
pontic kings
pontus
rock cut
rock tombs
vertical
September 18, 2006
Hatuniye Mh., Aktav Sk 2, 52000 Amasya, Turkey