0 Likes

Archaeological excavation of Nerik 11-06, Turkey
Turkey

Just before sunrise work starts at the excavation area. Now in the fifth year of the archaeological excavations in Oymaagac, we hope for the final proof that this is the Hittite religious center of Nerik. In the 2nd millenium B.C. the Hittites ruled an empire that reached from western Turkey (Troja belonged to the Hittite empire) to the borders of Egypt.

Copyright: Heiner straesser - derpanoramafotograf.com
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 14892x7446
Uploaded: 07/03/2012
Actualizat: 15/01/2013
Vizualizari: 85
comments powered by Disqus

Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Archaeological excavation of Nerik 11-10, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Archaeological Excavation of Nerik 11-14, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Nerik 10-4
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Archaeologic Excavation of Nerik, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Nerik10 1 oymaagac turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Archaeologic Excavation of Nerik, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Nerik09 2 oymaagac turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Nerik 08-2
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Nerik09 4 oymaagac turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Archaeological excavation of Nerik 12-03, Turkey
Jürgen Matern
On the old Navajo Bridge over Marble Canyon
Jürgen Matern
Inside Double Arch in Arches National Park
Scott Anderson
Old Man of Storr 2, Isle of Skye, Scotland
Jakub Hruska
Tusimice open cast mine
Maciej G. Szling
Morskie Oko
Iraklis Kavouklis
The Monastrery of Agios Pandeleimon - Tilos - Greece
Jakub Hruska
On SchRs 1550 Excavator in Tusimice mine
Marek Szarejko
Halloween Historic Stages Rally
ehcsimred
Magic Carpet
Sam Simbulan
Juneau coast
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Refectory in Soganli, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
090411 095 146
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Piazza-Garibaldi
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Cumalikizik, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Termessos 1, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Istanbul at Night - blue Bank Building
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Wasserburg bayern deutschland
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Meryem Ana Kilise, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Asmali Cave House
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Selime Cave Monastery, Cappadocia, Turkey
More About Middle East

Modern civilization began right here in the Tigris-Euphrates river valley. Also known as the Fertile Crescent or Mesopotamia, this is the place where, six thousand years ago, agriculture, writing and mathematics were brought into widespread use.The term "Middle East" comes from the British navy, which used it to describe the countries on the trade route from Europe to India and China. Everything from Afghanistan to Morocco may possibly be classified as "middle eastern", depending on whom you ask -- and when.Only a partial list of past Empires in the middle eastern territory includes Sumeria, Babylonia, Persia, the Ottoman Empire and the Roman Empire!When northern Europe was still lurking about in slimy cold stone castles playing chess, the Middle East was enjoying the flowers of poetry, luxurious craftsmanship, music and literature. In fact, the Renaissance in Europe was partly inspired by stories brought back from the middle east by travelers along the trade route.Strategic location, religious history and the world's largest supply of crude oil have kept the Middle East at the center of world activity for centuries. The saga continues.Text by Steve Smith.