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Archaeology: Turkey’s largest museum complex to open soon 13 septembre 2013

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13 September 2013, Ankara

A big project in the field of culture and tourism is being realized in the southeastern Turkish province of Sanliurfa, the main city of which is regarded as the world’s oldest city due to the « temple center » and the remains in Gobeklitepe. (suite…)

In Turkey, a home for ancient mosaics 20 juillet 2011

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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…)