Stunning 2200-Year-Old Mosaics Discovered in Ancient Greek City

For the history buffs: three new
mosaics have recently been discovered in the ancient Greek city of Zeugma,
which is located in the present-day province of Gaziantep in southern
Turkey. The incredibly well-preserved mosaics date back to 2nd century
was considered one of the most important centers of the Eastern Roman
Empire and the ancient city has provided a treasure trove of discoveries
with 2000-3000 houses in remarkably good condition. Excavations at
Zeugma started in 2007 and continue to this day.


By: John Smith AlMalek (888.40)

Tags: Mosaic, Mosaics, Greek, Turkey, Roman Empire, Zeugma

Location: Turkey

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