Ancient mosaics discovered in Turkey

Recently a team of archeologists discovered fascinating samples of ancient mosaics in Zeugma, a Turkish city. Excavation of the site was expedited when it was learnt that the city would be flooded by the construction of a dam nearby.

The team of archeologists under the leadership of Professor Kutalmış Gorkay of Ankara University has discovered many colorful mosaics of the Greek, Roman and the Persian period that include many ancient characters and gods. This page displays images of these mosaics that show the imagination and taste of the people living there. Scroll down the page for details. via | (h/t: mymodernmet) | via boredpanda