Tumulus of Karakus [South Side]

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Carole Raddato
published on 19 August 2020

The Tumulus of Karakus with the eagle on top of the south column. The Tumulus of Karakus is a funerary monument (hierothesion) of the Commagene Royal Family, located in the Kahta district of Adiyaman Province in Eastern Turkey. 1st century BCE.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2020, August 19). Tumulus of Karakus [South Side]. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/12602/tumulus-of-karakus-south-side/

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Raddato, Carole. "Tumulus of Karakus [South Side]." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 19, 2020. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/12602/tumulus-of-karakus-south-side/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Tumulus of Karakus [South Side]." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 19 Aug 2020. Web. 04 Feb 2023.