Tomb-Sanctuary of Antiochus I Theos of Commagene

Tomb-Sanctuary of Antiochus I Theos of Commagene

It is known that in 62 BC, Antiochus I Theos of the Armenian Orontid dynasty built a tomb surrounded by huge, 8 – 9m tall statues on the top of the Mount Nemrut. The edges of the rocky peak housing the tomb were turned into three big terraces. Two of the terraces were decorated with …

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