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

Stunning 2200-Year-Old Mosaics Discovered in Ancient Greek City | Regional Geography | Scoop.it
Three new mosaics were recently 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 BC.

Zeugma 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.
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Edgar Manasseh Jr.'s curator insight, May 1, 2015 9:03 PM

wow the fact that their are mosaics still undiscovered till today is astonishing, there is still a lot of historical facts that can be achieved.  Eastern roman empire has provided a lot of discoveries and a lot of houses that remained submerged could possibly carry more mosaics or maybe even more other treasures. Zeugma an important place during the eastern roman periods has a lot of rich history behind the treasures found and hopefully more will be discovered for many years to come.

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