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View looking up at the long Greek inscription of Antiochus and above it is the stela of Mithridates  I and Hercules.

The inscription describes how Antiochus built the sanctuary at Arsameia in honor of his father Mithridates I, and others.

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Arsameia was the capital of the kingdom of Commagene.  It was founded in the first century B.C.