These gorgeous mosaics from the Ancient Greek city of Zeugma, are seeing the light for the first time in eons….




Mosaics Revealed at Ancient Greek City of Zeugma in Turkey –


Archaeologists discovered three unique mosaics at the Ancient Greek city of Zeugma, in south Turkey, near the borders of Syria.


The ancient city of Zeugma was originally founded as a Greek settlement by Seleucus I Nicator, one of the generals of Alexander the Great, in 300 BC. The population of the city at its peak was approximately 80,000 inhabitants.


Zeugma is 80 percent underwater, after it was flooded with the waters of a nearby artificial lake. The mosaics, which were recovered in excellent condition, belong to the 2nd century B.C….”


See more here. (Incredible high resolution photographs…)