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Take a tour through the Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Turkey’s masterpiece collection of ancient art

Egypt Independent 22 Sep 2023
The Zeugma Mosaic Museum, the world’s single largest museum for mosaic art, continues to attract thousands of visitors daily both local and foreign to southern Turkey’s city of Gaziantep. Miraculously, the city and its valuable collection were left totally unharmed by the devastating earthquake that struck Turkey on February 6.

Newly purchased Greek vase shows Cleveland Museum of Art still committed to buying antiquities with ...

Cleveland 22 Sep 2023
CLEVELAND, OhioThe Department of Greek and Roman Art at the Cleveland Museum of Art took a serious hit late last month when New York authorities ordered the seizure of an ancient Roman bronze statue allegedly looted from Turkey in the 1960s ... But the Cleveland museum hasn’t given up on collecting ancient Greek and Roman art.

Journeying the Mediterranean on a Viking Cruise

The Tennessee Tribune 22 Sep 2023
Viking provided several shore excursions on the Ancient Adriatic Treasures cruise to Italy, Croatia, Greece, Montenegro and Turkey ... The final destination was Turkey, where I learned the art of silk Turkish rug weaving.

5th-Century A.D. Eastern Roman (Byzantine) Children’s Cemetery Found in Turkey

Greek City Times 20 Sep 2023
cemetery at the ancient city of Savatra, located in central Turkey, ...

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The Times & Democrat 20 Sep 2023
From turkey hunting to river rafting on the Rio Grande and ancient pueblos built in alignment with the stars, Baratunde explores how the area's deep history still shapes its outdoor culture, even as people there are reimagining their outdoor lives.

This historic US landmark has just been added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List

Auburnpub dot com 19 Sep 2023
Sept ... New additions to the list announced over the last few days include the astronomical observatories of Kazan Federal University in Russia; Ethiopia’s Bale Mountains National Park; the Maison Carrée of Nîmes, a Roman temple in southern France; Cambodia’s Koh Ker archaeological site; and Gordion and the capital city of ancient Phrygia in Turkey ... .

Wish You Were Here: Adventures in Spain on two wheels

East Bay Times 18 Sep 2023
Summer is drawing to a close, but our intrepid readers have made the most of these last months, seeing ancient wonders in Cappadocia, Turkey exploring the towers of Tokyo and trekking through Portugal. And they’ve shared their adventures and practical travel tips with us along the way ... Wish You Were Here ... Travel tips for Cappadocia, Turkey. .

Russian landmark added to UNESCO World Heritage List

CNN 18 Sep 2023
New additions Meanwhile, Ethiopia’s Bale Mountains National Park, which stretches across an area of 830 square miles; the Maison Carrée of Nîmes, a well-preserved Roman temple in southern France; and Gordion, the capital city of ancient Phrygia in Turkey, were among the other new sites to be inscribed on Monday ... .

How a UC professor helped find the ancient city of Troy, searched for Trojan War evidence 17 Sep 2023
Blegen became famous for helping uncover the ancient city of Troy, found in present-day Hisarlik, Turkey, and the setting for the Greek myth of the Trojan War as told in the epic poems of Homer ... Heinrich Schliemann, a German amateur archaeologist, started excavation of the ancient city in 1870.

How should the Cleveland Museum of Art, other museums, handle possibly ill-gotten artworks? Editorial Board Roundtable

Cleveland 16 Sep 2023
... iconic ancient Roman sculpture, believed to be of Marcus Aurelius. The seizure was prompted, Litt noted, by a New York City criminal investigation of possible 1960s “looting and trafficking of ancient art at the site of the ancient Roman town of Bubon in Southwestern Turkey.”.

Nearly 50 global treasures could be about to get UNESCO’s World Heritage status. Here’s what’s ...

The Times & Democrat 15 Sep 2023
Gaya Tumuli, made up of seven tomb clusters from Korea’s ancient Gaya confederacy, is one of the many highlights from the 50 sites nominated for inscription on the UNESCO World Heritage List this year ... Meanwhile, Gordion, the capital city of ancient Phrygia in Turkey has also been nominated under the “cultural properties” section.

Venice faces possible UNESCO downgrade as it struggles to manage mass tourism

Sun Sentinel 14 Sep 2023
A decision could come as early as Thursday ... The other at-risk sites under consideration are the Saint Sophia Cathedral in Ukraine’s capital, Kyiv; the historic center of Lviv, in western Ukraine; the ancient city of Nessebar in Bulgaria; the Diyarbakir Fortress in Turkey; and the Kamchatka Volcanoes in Russia’s far east ....

Venice avoids Unesco's World Heritage in Danger list

The National 14 Sep 2023
Venice was among several sites experts had recommended be added to the danger list, including the historic port centre of Odesa, Ukraine, as well as the Saint Sophia Cathedral in Kyiv and the historic centre of Lviv, plus the ancient city of Nessebar in Bulgaria; the Diyarbakir Fortress in Turkey; and the Kamchatka Volcanoes in Russia’s far east.

William Dalrymple Explains | The ancient history behind the maritime trade route between India and Europe

Indian Express 12 Sep 2023
In fact, despite its modern popularity, the idea of a Silk Road \u2014 an overland trade route supposedly stretching all the way across Asia from Xian in China to Antioch in Turkey \u2014 was completely unknown in ancient or mediaeval times. not a single ancient record, either Chinese or Western, refers to its existence.

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