The official opening of the tomb of Sofraz Köy by the governor of Adiyaman, Mr. Halil ışık, attended by Prof. Dr. Eric Moormann and Mr. Maurice Crijns.
Meeting at the Ministry of Culture. Participants are Mr. Fikret N. Üçcan, the Undersecretary, Dr. Alpay Pasinli, General Director of the Monuments & Museums Directorate, Mr. Nadir Avcı, General Director of the Archaeologic Directorate and other representatives of the Ministry of Culture, together with Mr. Dengir Firat, MP, Mr. Bülent Akarcali, MP, and Prof. Dr. Eric Moormann, docent of the University of Amsterdam and Mr. Maurice Crijns of the INF: The start of the Nemrud Project is the 14th of July, the date of the Lion Horoscope.
Callidus has decided to sponsor the Nemrud Project of INF. The latest top-technology will be made available, the 3-D Laser scanner, an improvement compared to the photogrammetry. The laser system enables an accurate virtual reconstruction of the statues of the Gods at Mt. Nemrud.
Prof.Dr. Herman Brijder signs the contract of the University of Amsterdam with INF. The University of Amsterdam will be in charge of the projectmanagement of the Nemrud Project.
Meeting with the Turkish ambassador in the Netherlands, Mr. Karahan and his counsellor, Mr. Aktaş, who advise the INF in handling some administrative procedures.
Mr.John Stubbs Vice President Programs, states at a meeting in Amsterdam that the World Monuments Fund WMF, will sponsor the Nemrud Project of INF. In September a roundtable will be organised in Amsterdam dedicated to the subject of conservation. Participants will be international conservation and preservation experts.
The strategy for the Nemrud campaign is discussed by the board members at the annual meeting of the INF at the Golden Tulip Hotel in Geldrop.
Visit of the Nemrud Foundation to the Expo 2000. The Turkish pavilion is dedicated to the Nemrud monument. The presentation of the Nemrud by the Ministry of Tourism, is a magnificent synthesis of western and oriental culture and attracting a continuous stream of visitors.
During his visit to the Nemrud at the 7th of June Mr. Ömer Koç enjoyes the sunset at the West terrace.
Tomm Utecht secretary of the INF, has passed away on Wednesday the 29th of March. Tomm Utecht conducted the geophysical research on Mt.Nemrud in 1989 and 1990. He was an excellent scientist and his life was dedicated to the Nemrud. The local people called him ‘Nemrud Vale’ (Nemrud gouvernor).