Urfa

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The history of Urfa is recorded from the 4th century BC, but may date back to 9000 BC, when there is ample evidence at surrounding sites

Urfa - according to tradition, Nimrod had Abraham immolated on a funeral pyre, but God turned the fire into water and the burning coals into fish

Urfa - my photography

Urfa - my photography

Urfa - the cave where Abraham was (perhaps) born

Urfa - tailors square

Urfa - a very relaxing tea house

Urfa Museum - idol carvings 9,000BC

Urfa Museum - a reconstructed gravesite 3000BC

Urfa Museum - pottery 3000BC

Urfa Museum - pottery 3000BC

Urfa Museum - a carving of a woman giving birth

Urfa Museum - idol carvings 9,000BC

Urfa Museum - idol carvings 9,000BC

Urfa Museum - idol carvings 9,000BC

Urfa Museum - a freezing cold night and the cafe supplies the blankets

Urfa Museum - a freezing cold night and the cafe supplies an excellent pizza

 

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