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Citadel Columns
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A photograph of the two columns that are said to date to the second or third century A.D.

One of the columns has an inscription on it that reads: "I am Aftoha, the son of commander Barshamash (son of the sun), I built these columns and the state for my ladyship Queen Shalmed, the daughter of Manu."  (translation from a sign on the site of the Citadel) [I think this is a Syriac Inscription]

Not too much is known of the history of the citadel (kale in Turkish).