Tag: mosaic

Archaeologists exploring the site of an ancient Greek settlement in southern Turkey unearthed a beautifully preserved mosaic floor dating back to the second century BC.

Uncovering Ancient Greece: 2,200-Year-Old Mosaic of the Muse Calliope Revealed in Turkey

In the Mediterranean coast of southern Turkey, archaeologists have unearthed a stunning relic from the past: a mosaic floor dating back to the second century BC. This exquisite mosaic, discovered during ongoing restoration efforts in the ancient city of Side, depicts the legendary Muse Calliope, one of the Nine Muses of Greek mythology. This discovery sheds new light on the cultural richness of this ancient Greek settlement and highlights the enduring influence of Greek mythology in the region.

Copyright Greekcitytimes 2024