Zeugma Mosaics

Amazing mosaics from the Greek then Roman town of Zeugma. Excavations continue on the portion of the town that has not been submerged by the construction of the dam.
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Detail of mosaic from Zeugma

In in the little village of Smirat, in the fertile olive oil belt of Tunisia, a splendid mosaic – shown on the opening page of this feature – was discovered.

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The Zeugma mosaic from Zeugma, Turkey. Zeugma was founded by one of Alexander the Great’s generals, Seleucia Nicator, and prospered under later Roman rule.

Zeugma mosaics in the museum

Visitors at Zeugma Mosaic Museum - Gaziantep - Turkey

Zeugma mosaic detail of episode from the life of Achilles

Zeugma mosaic detail of episode from the life of Achilles

Zeugma excavation

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