THE WOLFE EXPEDITION
The name is probably Aans, gen. Aavios, after the analogy of
Tapao-ts, gen. Tapao-ios. See below an inscription of Dulgerler, No.
128, where we also find a KaSSs Aans.
Saraidjik. In the wall of the Djami. Copy.
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Saraidjik. In tlie wall of the Djami. Copy.
From Saraidjik the Tchokha Dagh slopes off gently to the great
canon of the Gok Su, forming in reality an elevated plateau. Nearly
an hour beyond Yil Bei the edge of the plateau and the bluff of
the canon of the Gok Su is reached. Hence a descent of about half
an hour brings us clown to the Gok Su at Kopru Bashii.
About twenty minutes above Koprii Bashii, in the valley of the Gok
Su, and on the left bank of the river, there is a remarkable sepulchre
of a great hunter. The tomb is excavated out of a cone-like rock
of irregular shape. The front of the tomb faces the river. It is
divided horizontally into two fields ; the upper field contains two
square false windows, between which is depicted a hunting scene.
A huntsman, with a bow and arrow, is in the act of letting fly at a
wild goat; the animal has been brought to bay by a dog, and stands
facing the barking dog and the hunter.
Immediately beneath the false windows is a line of division, drawn
horizontally across the rock, thus dividing the front of the tomb into
two stories. The square door of the tomb is in the centre of the