Photographer's Note

It is not known, when and by whom Hasankeyf is established. But the city and thousands of caverns surrounding it, shown that cavern people were established here before ages. Hasankeyf is situated in Mesopotamia region here before one of the oldestselling places. The fact that Tigris River flows passing in it, its georaphical structure easy to defend and its thousands of caverns used as dwelling drew always attention and maintained its strategic importance during the ages. It was named "Hısn Keyfa" thanks to its fortress built out of a single piece of stone. But it is known that other names has been used also.

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  • Copyright: emre akyurt (Iraquois) (85)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2005-03-17
  • Categories: Artwork
  • Exposure: f/5.6
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2005-03-23 17:09
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