Letter: November 4th, 1986

21-04-2014

A letter from Prof. Dr. F.K. Dörner to Maurice Crijns.

Dated: November 4th, 1986.

Click HERE to read the entire letter (in German).

Letter: February 16th, 1987

21-04-2014

A letter from Prof. Dr. F.K. Dörner to Maurice Crijns.

Dated: February 16th, 1987.

Click HERE to read the entire letter (in German).

Letter: March 30th, 1987

21-04-2014

A letter from O. Neugebauer (Princeton University, New Jersey, USA) to Prof. Dr. F. K. Dörner.

Dated: March 30th, 1987.

Click HERE to read the entire letter (in English).

Copy of the original Lion Horoscope relief

22-02-2014

INF donated the copy of the original Lion Horoscope relief to the Allard Pierson Museum in Amsterdam.

The museum placed the relief at a prominent location. The unique copy displays the original relief as found in 1883.

Copy of the original Lion Horoscope relief

Copy of the original Lion Horoscope relief

Plan Nemrud

30-08-2011

The Minister of Culture and Tourism, His Excellency Ertuğrul Günay, has announced a plan to protect the statues atop Mt.Nemrud. Part of the plan is to remove the gigantic sculptures to a museum in order to protect them from the continual damage by weather.

Plan Nemrud

Plan Nemrud

The first volume model of King Antiochos’s head

19-09-2009

The INF receives the first volume model of King Antiochos’s head generated through 3-D laser scans at High Tech Campus Eindhoven. The 3-D object was created by successive layers of plastics. It is an accurate copy of the original statue. This is the first time that this technology has been applied in the field of archaeology. The INF’s intention is to make these models available to scholars upon their requests.

The first volume model of King Antiochos`s head

The first volume model of King Antiochos`s head

CNCDP update

16-01-2009

The Middle East Technical University (METU) aims to raise European Union funds for the “Commagene – Nemrut Tourism-Based Revitalization Project” (CNCDP).

Please see Logbook www.nemrut.org.tr

METU has carried out the following works to date:
Field Work 1: September 06 – 20, 2006
collecting documents and site survey
Field Work 2: May 21 – 22, 2007
investigating location for the Visitor Centers and updating the measuring devices
Field Work 3: July 28 – August 11, 2008
collecting data and material sample testing
Field Work 4: September 9 – 10, 2008
collecting data, measuring sculptures and architectural survey
Field Work 5: September 21 – 23, 2008
collecting data and solving data acquisition problems
Field Work 6: September, 2009
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Website CNCDP

16-12-2008

In co-operation with the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, the Middle East Technical University METU launches a very nice and professional-looking website for the Commagene Nemrut Conservation and Development Programme (CNCDP): www.nemrut.org.tr

Meeting with the Minister of Culture and Tourism

18-12-2007

A subsidise of € 2,000,000 for the Nemrud Project was again offered by the embassador of the Netherlands to the Minister of Culture and Tourism, His Excellency Mr. Ertuğrul Günay.

Meeting with the Minister of Culture and Tourism

Meeting with the Minister of Culture and Tourism

Meeting of the Ministers

15-12-2006

The Dutch Minister of Education, Culture and Science, her Excellency Mrs. Maria van der Hoeven, and the Minister of Culture and Tourism of Turkey, his Excellency Mr. Atilla Koç, have a meeting at the occasion of the opening of the exhibition “Istanbul. The City and the Sultan” in Amsterdam. Mrs. Maria van der Hoeven offers to sponsor the Nemrud Project with € 2.000.000.

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