Sunday, October 30, 2016

Rare 1st-century mosaic unearthed in southeastern Turkey


New Syriac inscriptions have been discovered

Archaeologists have discovered five base mosaics from Abgar V (BC 4 – AD 7), the fifth king of the kingdom of Osroene (132 BC to AD 244), depicting fine engravings and Syriac inscriptions, as part of a project titled "The Castle Skirts". The mosaics will be displayed in museums after their restoration is completed
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