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Ancient Roman city found in Turkey

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Ancient Roman city found in Turkey

Post by annis » Wed December 29th, 2010, 5:37 am

Mosaics found in SE Turkey lead to unearthing of ancient Roman city

The ancient city of Germenicia, which has been underground for 1,500 years, is being unearthed thanks to mosaics found during an illegal excavation in 2007 under a house in Southeast Turkey. Excavations are ongoing in the area, with authorities aiming to completely reveal the mosaics and the city, and then turn the site into an open-air museum.

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http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/n.php? ... 2010-12-19

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Post by Divia » Wed December 29th, 2010, 3:40 pm

Way cool. I always get excited about these things. Its so neat to find these gems even in 2010
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Post by LoveHistory » Wed December 29th, 2010, 4:51 pm

The picture shows the mosaic in pretty good condition.

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