top of page

“Silent Guardians”

Mount Nemrut in southeastern Turkey contains a religious sanctuary and tomb built by King Antiochus, dating to 62BC. This World Heritage site is particularly notable for its massive stone statues of lions, eagles, and numerous gods, as shown in this pictorial essay.


Where Gods and Kings Turn to Stone

By Joseph Flaherty

BBC News

August 9, 2016

bottom of page