A hidden treasure in an orange field;Mersin

There is a stone monument that is in an orange field in Mediterrannean region. Actually the function of this monument isn’t clear at present.

It is thought that it is 2700 years old. There are some stories about this monument. According to a story, it is a victory monument of Assyrian emperor against Greeks. According to another story,it was a point which a father of a bride came across his father -in-law. Ancient historian Strabon stated that there used to be a tablet on this monument and it was lost in the time.

Although it isn’t clear, it has a historical mystery. It is erected among the orange trees but there could be some historical area around the monument. We don’t have a certain information on it.

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