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MICRO-MOSAIC IN SMALTI FILATI CLASS by Enzo Aiello | Facebook

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18 Ancient 'Odyssey' Mosaics Stolen In Syria

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At least 18 ancient mosaics depicting scenes from Homer's "The Odyssey" have been stolen in northern Syria, the culture minister was quoted as saying on Sunday.

 

"These mosaics were stolen during illegal excavations" on archaeological sites in the war-torn country's northeast, Lubana Mushaweh said in an interview published on Sunday by the government daily Tishreen.

 

"We have been informed that these mosaics are now on the Syrian-Lebanese border," she said without elaborating

 


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David Connolly's curator insight, February 18, 2013 2:31 AM

one more disaster that can't be reversed.  but does sound like the know where they are.   Even if returned, they have been ripped out of context.