Tour to Noah's Ark, Part III
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Back near Dogubayazit, we are heading to the area across this
where the village of Kazan is located.
Turning onto road which leads to the village of Kazan.
The long, flat-looking rock in center, is the possible
covering of the ark,
and is to the left of the road.
Tour leader, Bill Fry, knocks on this large stone-like object
that has a bark texture
and may be the covering Noah removed from the ark as the waters were
The sound is a hollow, and high pitch.
Crosses are visible on this, meaning, early Christians
associated this object with
a biblical event. Seven crosses can be found and probably had another at
A little further down the road is Kazan.
Traveling down the road leading into the village.
Crude stone structures are set against a vista of Ararat.
Our first view of the most prominent anchor stone.
This stately object was used to produce a smoother ocean ride
for Noah and his family.
This hole in the top of stone was precision drilled to hold
the rope which was pulled through it.
Many crosses have been added since the original eight, which
are in a different style.
Symbols of Nimrod, the diamond, are visible in bottom half of
The crosses were probably added later.
Another anchor stone still partially buried.
Carving of the tower of Babel, actually located in southern
Turkey, may have been
carved by someone who had seen it.
A few more anchor stones.
Bill Fry explaining that some cross-carvers did not know the
the number eight and placed an unusual number, such as six, on some
stones. Note the
one large cross.
Another partially buried anchor stone with ancient writing
along the top.
A close-up of another stone.
Another anchor stone.
Near the village cemetery are found more anchor stones.
A large mound of manure, right, is used for fuel in the
Fences are made of stone and their animals are free to roam.
Ancient wall made of extremely large bricks originally had a
tile mural on it depicting
Noah and the ark. Ron Wyatt saw this in 1977, but when he returned the
next year the
tiles had been removed. One of the locals in the village, remembers the
Noah's Ark map featuring the location of ark objects in the
End of the tour....