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Van fortress, as seen from the harbour at Lake Van. The citadel was built by the Urartian king Sardur I in about 800 B.C. According to a plaque at the site, the Urartians reached an impressive level of civilization in the period 900-600 B.C.

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  • Copyright: Ryno Sauerman (ryno) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 765 W: 0 N: 281] (6863)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2006-12-31
  • Categories: Castles
  • Exposure: f/5.0, 1/320 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2007-01-08 3:29
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