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A team of archeologists led by Professor Kutalmis Gorkay of Ankara University just recently discovered three ancient Greek mosaics in the Turkish city of Zeugma near the border of Syria. Fearing that the ancient treasures of Zeugma would be lost forever , archeologists hurried to excavate, protect , and conserve the antiques of the past, consisting of the remarkably intact glass mosaics that go back to the 2nd century BC. Part of the city is now immersed underwater , excavations continue in the hopes of revealing more historical artifacts. According to Gorkay, the colorful mosaics were important parts of houses millennia back . Explore and have a good time!.

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via [Distractify], [Laughing Squid], [Hurriyet Daily News], [Greek Reporter], [Message to Eagle], [Archaeology.org], [Reddit]


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