Anatolia / Anadolu

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Istanbul, Turkey...going in February!!

Istanbul, Turkey...going in February!!

Telmessos Rock Tombs, Turkey  Hey Isil, this board has stunning pix of Turkey. I see why you miss it! Happy Day :)

Telmessos Rock Tombs, Turkey Hey Isil, this board has stunning pix of Turkey. I see why you miss it! Happy Day :)

Remains of medieval Artukid Old Tigris Bridge – Built in 1116 by Artukid Fahrettin Karaaslan, the biggest in Anatolia at the time, with the old town Hasankeyf and its ruins on the cliffs abover the river Tigris. The minaret is of the El Rizk Mosque built 1409.  Turkey. 2

Remains of medieval Artukid Old Tigris Bridge – Built in 1116 by Artukid Fahrettin Karaaslan, the biggest in Anatolia at the time, with the old town Hasankeyf and its ruins on the cliffs abover the river Tigris. The minaret is of the El Rizk Mosque built 1409. Turkey. 2

Swimming pool and tourists. Hierapolis.  Denizli province. Anatolia. Turkey.

Swimming pool and tourists. Hierapolis. Denizli province. Anatolia. Turkey.

THREE INCOMPLETE DIYARBEKIR POTTERY TILES   EAST ANATOLIA, LATE 16TH CENTURY   Each a border tile of rectangular form, the blue ground painted with pronounced cintamani concentric roundels and paired lips, details painted in turquoise and in red slip, turquoise narrow stripe above and below, considerable restoration to each, mounted and framed together  overall 5¾ x 21¾in. (14.5 x 53cm.)

THREE INCOMPLETE DIYARBEKIR POTTERY TILES EAST ANATOLIA, LATE 16TH CENTURY Each a border tile of rectangular form, the blue ground painted with pronounced cintamani concentric roundels and paired lips, details painted in turquoise and in red slip, turquoise narrow stripe above and below, considerable restoration to each, mounted and framed together overall 5¾ x 21¾in. (14.5 x 53cm.)

Streetside cafe in Beypazarı, Central Anatolia, Turkey (by anlop).

Streetside cafe in Beypazarı, Central Anatolia, Turkey (by anlop).

Catal Huyuk in Anatolia

Catal Huyuk

Catal Huyuk in Anatolia

Ruins of the Armenian City walls built by  King Smbat (977–989) of Ani archaelogical site on the Ancient Silk Road , Kars , Anatolia, Turkey

Ruins of the Armenian City walls built by King Smbat (977–989) of Ani archaelogical site on the Ancient Silk Road , Kars , Anatolia, Turkey

The ancient Lycian rock cut tombs town of Myra, Anatolia, Turkey.

The ancient Lycian rock cut tombs town of Myra, Anatolia, Turkey.

Illustrations for the Turkish Ministry of Culture and tourism

Illustrations for the Turkish Ministry of Culture and tourism

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