The reliefs, ornaments and animal figures

On the Kurdish Ancient Great City Wall in Amida (Diyarbekir)

 

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Animal figures - on the city wall of Kurdish Amida

 

 

 

 



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A lion relief - on the one of city wall tower in Kurdish Amida

 

 

 

 

A hunting lion relief

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A hunting lion relief

 

 

A hunting lion relief

 

 

 

 

Animal figures - on the city wall of Kurdish Amida

 

 

 

 

The cross - on the city wall of Kurdish Amida

 

 

 

 

 

Vaults on the city wall of Kurdish Amida

 

 

 

 

 

Animal figures and inscriptions from ancient cultures - on the city wall of Kurdish Amida

 

 

 

 

Animal figure - on the city wall of Kurdish Amida

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



When the muslim Ottoman conquerors took Diyarbekir, they scraped away the original and historical scripts and reliefs and replaced new
stones with Arabic script instead. They did same thing later on the Egypt's heritage, with the Egyptian ancient monuments too.

 

 

 

Inscriptions from ancient cultures - on the city wall of Kurdish Amida

 

 

 

 

 

By fanatic radical rules partiel destroyed animal figures on the city wall of Kurdish Amida

 

 

 

 

Animal figure (lion) - on the city wall of Kurdish Amida

 

 

 

 

 

Animal figures - on the city wall of Kurdish Amida

 

 

 

 

 

 

By fanatic radical rules partiel destroyed animal figures on the city wall of Kurdish Amida

 

 

 

 

Animal and human figures - on the city wall of Kurdish Amida

 

 

 

 

 

Animal and human figures - on the city wall of Kurdish Amida

Animal figure - on the city wall of Kurdish Amida

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Animal figures and other inscriptions - on the city wall of Kurdish Amida

 

 

The Heart Format on The Wall - "A Love Altare"

 

 

 

The guard - on the tower of the city wall of Kurdish Amida

 

 

 

 

 

The guard - on the tower of the city wall of Kurdish Amida

 

 

 

 

Every new ruler fixed his own inscriptions. Here is the islamistic Arabs ruler's inscriptions on the ancient city wall of Amida.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Flower figure - on the city wall of Kurdish Amida

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Great Ring Wall of Amida

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