Rock-Tomb of a Pontic King (Amasya)

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Rock-Tomb of a Pontic King (Amasya)

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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.

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Photo taken on September 18, 2006
Hatuniye Mh., Aktav Sk 2, 52000 Amasya, Turkey
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