Turkey: Ancient Cultures of Eastern Anatolia - paulsmit
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'Bear hunting on Akdamar Island.'

	Armed with bow and arrow a nobleman on horseback is hunting a bear on the western facade of the 10th century Armenian Cathedral of the Holy Cross. The church stands on Akdamar, a small island in Lake Van situated about 3 km from the southern shore. Photo Mick Palarczyk.