The ancient town of Zeugma all of a sudden came to life after two thousand years being forgotten under the fertile banks of the Euphrates River. Zeugma
flourished under the Commagene Kingdom and underwent enourmous developments when it finally came under the Roman rule. However. invading Sasanians have infliced irreparable damage and forced Zeugma to go into a deep slumber. The findings discoverd were housed in the Gaziantep Museum—the world’s largest mosaic museum, which surpasses many famed museums,  Bardo of Tunus and Antakya Museums.e ancient city of Antioch

You will find that each mosaic made up colorful stones  has a story to deliver. In particular the ‘Gypsy Girl’ with piercing eyes has amazed every one. Mosaics depicting Poseidon, Oceanus, Tethys, the river gods  each depicting tales from mythology. For example, the rise of Venus-Aphrodite from a sea shell, or the family of Achilles trying to deter the great hero from going off to war where he will slay the Trojan prince Hector, or Bacche, dancing in honor of Dionysus’ return from India with Nike, the god of victory, to name just a few.

The ancient town of Zeugma all of a sudden came to life after two thousand years being forgotten under the fertile banks of the Euphrates River. Zeugma
flourished under the Commagene Kingdom and underwent enourmous developments when it finally came under the Roman rule. However. invading Sasanians have infliced irreparable damage and forced Zeugma to go into a deep slumber. The findings discoverd were housed in the Gaziantep Museum—the world’s largest mosaic museum, which surpasses many famed museums, Bardo of Tunus and Antakya Museums.

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