Hasankeyf (pronounced has-AN-kayf) has an abundance of historical past, greater than 12,000 years of it, courting again to the Neolithic interval, when it was the location of one of many world’s first organized human settlements. The empires that got here later all left their imprints: Byzantines, Romans, Seljuks, Ottomans. The archaeological spotlight is a citadel, on excessive floor overlooking the river, and whereas that may keep above the water, scientists fear that over time its limestone base, which is porous, will erode and finally collapse.
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