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Love Exploring Logo By Frances Carruthers of Love Exploring | Slide 2 of 41: Shot by Mehmet Masum Suer at the top of Mount Nemrut, near Turkey’s Adiyaman province, this wintry photograph shows a giant head sculpture dating back to the 1st century BC. It’s one of many similar statues that were built by King Antiochus I Theos in the ancient kingdom of Commagene.

Commagene, Mount Nemrut, Turkey

Shot by Mehmet Masum Suer at the top of Mount Nemrut, near Turkey’s Adiyaman province, this wintry photograph shows a giant head sculpture dating back to the 1st century BC. It’s one of many similar statues that were built by King Antiochus I Theos in the ancient kingdom of Commagene.

© Sam Binding/Historical Photographer of the Year 2021

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