View of excavations. Zeugma, Turkey, was founded by the Macedonian Seleucid ruler Nicator I, this Hellenistic city grew in prosperity during Roman times since it lay on the Silkroad to China. Zeugma’s mosaics, ceramics, statues, and frescos are spectacular. The people of Zeugma enjoyed a magnificent lifestyle in their city on the Euphrates until the Sassanid invasion in 252 AD, when the city was burnt and razed. After the Turks took the region, the city became known as the Belkýs Ruins.
The impressive Kushite Lion Temple, Naqa built by Amanitore & her king. Dedicated to lion God Apedemak - Sudan O impressionante Kushite leão templo, Nana, construído por Amanitore & o seu rei. Dedicado ao leão Apedemak Deus - Sudan
Between the legs of the King Natakamani a lion mauls a fallen prisoner. Relief on Lion Temple at Naqa - Sudan Entre as pernas do Rei Natakamani, um leão maltrata um prisioneiro caído. Relevo em Temple Leão em Naqa - Sudan