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Mount Nemrut (2552m) is located in southeastern Turkey, 87 km from Adıyaman, and is part of the Taurus Mountain range, above the Euphrates River valley. It is the site of extensive ruins of the tomb of Antiochos I (69-36 BC) of the Commagene Kingdom (163 BC – 72 AD). This is one of the most ambitious and amazing constructions of Hellenistic period.Nemrut was called the temple-tomb or the house of gods.It was built by the King Antiochos I of Commagene as a monument to himself.