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Nemrut

Minister's museum proposal for Nemrut heads sparks controversy

Minister’s museum proposal for Nemrut heads sparks controversy

A recent proposal by Minister of Culture and Tourism Ertuğrul Günay to move the gigantic sculptures atop Mount Nemrut, which are on the UNESCO World Heritage List, to a museum in order to protected them from harsh conditions of winter, has sparked controversy among archeologists and scientists over whether the sculptures should be preserved inside […]

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Nemrut, Turkey

Do you know Nemrut Adiyaman

Do you know Nemrut Adiyaman

Sunday, 04 October 2009 22:08 Didim Today Nemrut Mountain is located south of Malatya (75 km) north of Kahta (50km), Adıyaman SE in Turkey. The statues were in 1881 by Kral Sester, a German archaeologist. In 1987, Nemrut Mountain, a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and immediately after the area was declared a national park […]

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