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Octagonal Tomb of Arsioe IV  Ephesus, Turkey ~41 BCE

Octagonal Tomb of Arsioe IV Ephesus, Turkey ~41 BCE

Rock-cut tombs in Myra, an ancient town in Turkey

Rock-cut tombs in Myra, An ancient town in Lycia, Turkey. Myra was a town of Lycia about 85 miles from Antalya, Turkey (biblical Attalia, Acts

Amasya Halifet Gazi Kümbeti

Amasya Halifet Gazi Kümbeti

nevver: Necropolis

Myra, Turkey - The ancient town of Myra in the Lycia region of Anatolia, modern day Turkey, boasts a number of breathtaking ruins including the Acropolis on the Demre-plateau, the Roman theatre and Roman baths.

Zeynel Bey Türbesi (Hasankeyf)Hasankeyf’te Akkoyunlular dönemine ait olan Zeynel Bey Türbesi üzerindeki kitabeden bu türbenin Uzun Hasan’ın oğlu Zeynel Bey’e ait olduğu anlaşılmaktadır. Zeynel Bey türbesi tuğla ve sırlı tuğladan yapılmış duvar işçiliği ile tanınmaktadır. Dicle Nehri’nin sol yanında açık alanda yükselen bu türbe harap durumda olup, uzun süre samanlık olarak kullanılmıştır.

Zeynel Bey Türbesi (Hasankeyf)Hasankeyf’te Akkoyunlular dönemine ait olan Zeynel Bey Türbesi üzerindeki kitabeden bu türbenin Uzun Hasan’ın oğlu Zeynel Bey’e ait olduğu anlaşılmaktadır. Zeynel Bey türbesi tuğla ve sırlı tuğladan yapılmış duvar işçiliği ile tanınmaktadır. Dicle Nehri’nin sol yanında açık alanda yükselen bu türbe harap durumda olup, uzun süre samanlık olarak kullanılmıştır.

Tomb of King Antiochus II Theos (Belevi Mausoleum) Belevi, on the road between Ephesus and Sardis 350-300 BCE

Tomb of King Antiochus II Theos (Belevi Mausoleum) Belevi, on the road between Ephesus and Sardis BCE

Passage Tombs Passage tombs are becoming widely thought of as more than just depositories for the dead. Some passage tombs such as those in Co. Sligo at Carrowmore and Carrowkeel are over 7,000 years old and its likely they had wooden precursors. Passage tombs were designed to be impressive, and they were built in impressive locations taking many years to complete and decorate with the fine carvings such as in Knowth and Newgrange. Some locations (such as Newgrange) continued to hold special…

Passage Tombs Passage tombs are becoming widely thought of as more than just…

Tomb of King Antiochus II Theos (Belevi Mausoleum) Belevi, on the road between Ephesus and Sardis 350-300 BCE

Tomb of King Antiochus II Theos (Belevi Mausoleum) Belevi, on the road between Ephesus and Sardis BCE

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