Discover Gaziantep, home of Zeugma Mosaics
Gaziantep Zeugma Mosaic Museum is world's one of the most important museums in terms of both its building complex and its collection. Come and see one of the most greatest mosaic collections of the world.
Zeugma Mosaic Museum is the world's largest and magnificent mosaic museum with its area of 30.000 square meters.
Besides its 1450 square meters of mosaics, 140 square meters of frescoes, 4 Roman fountains, 20 columns, 4 limestone sculptures, bronze statue of Mars, grave steles, and sarcophagi, when an additional 1000 square meters of mosaics are restored, the museum will have 2500 square meters of mosaics in total.
Zeugma Mosaic Museum has the most beautiful mosaics of the world from the ancient city of Zeugma. These mosaics are about 2000 years old and unique in design, color and perfection. These little stones witness to history. Just even this museum is a reason to come to Gaziantep.
Zeugma Mosaic Museum was structured in the form of three large units houses. This museum attracts the whole world's attention as the number one mosaic museum of the world.
Main Building: The main building of the museum complex exhibits the mosaics that have been found at the Ancient City of Zeugma.
Second Building: A unique collection of Late Antiquity church mosaics originating from the vicinity of Gaziantep is on display at the second building.
Third Building: The third building is the section comprising the executive offices and conference rooms.
The most famous piece in the museum is undoubtedly Gypsy Girl mosaic. The other famous pieces; Fertility Goddess Demeter, Akratos, Okeanos, Euphrates, Tethys, Perseus-Andromeda, Herakles, Helios, Mars Statue, Dionysos, Telete, Skyrtos, Ariadne, Eros, Psykhe, Metiochus, Parthenope.
Gypsy Girl Mosaic, Gaziantep
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