Cushion cover, 17th century; Ottoman  Turkey  Silk and metal thread

Cushion Cover (Yastik): Date- Century Geography- Turkey Culture- Ottoman Museum Held- The Met Technique-silk, cotton, metal wrapped silk, cut and voided velvet brocade Motifs- central medallion surrounded by carnations, tulips and serrated leaves

One of the World's oldest known statue at 13,500 year old*    “Balıklıgöl Statue” in the Urfa Museum is a two-meter high statue of a male which was discovered in Balıklıgöl, Turkey in 1993. The statue is made of limestone and the eyes are carved out of obsidian.

Only a few of human figures have been recovered so far. The man is the worlds oldest statue, the year old, tall Balıklıgöl Statue. The worlds oldest stone temple, Gobekli Tepe.

Hattusas the Hittite Capital, Turkey

Hattusa was the capital of the Hittite Empire in the late Bronze Age. It was found to be located near modern Boğazkale, Turkey, within the great loop of the Kızılırmak River.

Library, Ephesus, Turkey

Ankara Turkey of this beautiful place in Ephesus Down Marble Street toward Library, Ephesus, Turkey--WOW