First Field Work

06-09-2006

The Middle East Technical University (METU), takes over the Nemrud monument from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) in 2004. METU’s efforts start in 2006 by collecting data from the steles. The steles are pre-conservated and safely stored by the UvA in the temporary restoration laboratory constructed by ENKA.

First Field Work

S.I.S.

01-09-2006

The University of Amsterdam and INF are proud to announce the first comprehensive digital S.I.S. (Site Information System) of the Nemrud monument. The S.I.S. is based on the 3-D laserscans of Callidus, the GPS (Global Positioning System) of the Technical University of Delft and the scientific work of the classical archaeologists of the University of Amsterdam. S.I.S. allowes for an accurate topographic mapping of the area as well as a precise locating and description of the artefacts.

S.I.S.

Life in Turkey

16-12-2005

The copy of the Lion Horoscope is presented for the first time to the Dutch public during the fair Life in Turkey. The consul-general, Mr. Ahmet Akif Oktay, unveils the famous artefact.

Life in Turkey

Life in Turkey

14th of July Celebration (2005)

14-07-2005

The INF medal of honour is presented to Professor Dr. Herman Brijder, chair of classical archeology of the University of Amsterdam, during the 5th anniversary of the 14th of July celebration.

14th of July Celebration

14th of July Celebration

Meeting with the Minister of Culture and Tourism

15-03-2005

A photograph of the Lion Horoscope was presented to the Minister of Culture and Tourism, His Excellency Mr. Atilla Koç, by Professor Dr. Herman Brijder of the University of Amsterdam.

Meeting with the Minister of Culture and Tourism

Meeting with the Minister of Culture and Tourism

Lion Horoscope

22-10-2004

The Gipsformerei der Staatlichen Museum in Berlin casted a copy of the undamaged Lion Horoscope as found by Karl Humann and Otto Puchstein in 1882 at Mt. Nemrud. The copy of the Lion Horoscope is ready for transport to Turkey.

Lion Horoscope

Lion Horoscope

Research Adiyaman Museum

27-07-2004

Prof. Dr. Eric Moormann of the University of Nijmegen is conducting the research for tuffit fragments of the Dexiosis Reliefs in the Museum of Adiyaman.

Research Adiyaman Museum

Research Adiyaman Museum

14th of July Celebration (2004)

14-07-2004

The INF medal of honour was presented to Mr. Dengir Mir Mehmet Fırat, Deputy Chairman of AKP, during the 4th anniversary of 14th of July celebration.

14th of July Celebration

14th of July Celebration

S.I.S.

21-06-2004

Prof. Dr. Herman Brijder of the University of Amsterdam is supervising the computer updating of the S.I.S. (Site Information System) by the archaeologists.

S.I.S.

S.I.S.

Restoration House

30-07-2003

The Dexiosis reliefs are safely stored in the restoration house without any damage.

Restoration House

Restoration House