As a result of the intelligence work carried out by the Odemisio (Οδεμήσιο, Turkish: Ödemiş) District Police Department teams in Smyrna (Σμύρνα, Turkish: İzmir) province, it was learned that a person was illegally selling historical artifacts, including mosaics.
The teams searched the house and its surroundings in the operation.
During the search, a two-thousand-year-old mosaic with black, white and red motifs, thought to belong from the Roman period, was found hidden in the field.
The police detained the suspect regarding the incident.
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