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In Turkey, a home for ancient mosaics 20 juillet 2011

Posted by Acturca in Art-Culture, History / Histoire, Turkey / Turquie.
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The New York Times  (USA) Wednesday, July 20, 2011 – blogs

By Tanya Mohn

A museum of ancient mosaics recently opened in Gaziantep, Turkey.  On display at the Zeugma Mosaic Museum are mosaics depicting Greek and Roman mythology recovered from archaeological excavations at Zeugma, a nearby site on the Euphrates River that in the ancient world was an important crossroads of major trade routes. (suite…)