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Summary

Roman Frontier castle. Zarzavan Kalesi

Class:

  • Castle
  • visible
  • Location ± 0-5 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Zerzevan Kalesi, Church

Early Christian sanctuary in Roman Frontier Fortress. Zarzavan Kalesi

Zerzevan Kalesi, Mithreum

Mithreum in Roman Fortress. Zarzavan Castle.

Zerzevan Kalesi, Cistern

Water reservoir at Zerzevan fortress. Zarzavan Kalesi.

Sardeoua

OmnesViae import TPPlace2608

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

Zerzevan Fortress was a "military base" during the Roman Empire period. The fortress was located at a height of 50 metres on the Mardin-Diyarbakir Road. It was built on the historical Silk Road in order to protect caravan traders.

Sources:

  1. http://arkeolojihaber.net/tag/zerzevan-kalesi/