Zeugma Mosaic Museum breaks visitor record

Zeugma Mosaic Museum in the southeastern province of Gaziantep, one of the largest mosaic museums in the world, broke its daily visitor record during the Eid holiday.

Gaziantep Museum Director Özgür Çomak stated that the all-time visitor record across Türkiye was broken on the second day of Eid al-Fitr and said, "We reached a record number with 5,660 people on the second day alone."

Türkiye receives ancient tomb stele repatriated from Italy

A centuries-old tomb stele smuggled from the ancient Turkish city of Zeugma to Italy has been returned to its home, Turkish Culture and Tourism Minister Mehmet Nuri Ersoy announced on July 13.

A stele is a standing stone slab used in the ancient world for several purposes, including grave and tomb markers, dedications, commemorations and demarcations.

Replicas of Turkey’s ‘Gypsy Girl’ mosaic sent to US for display

Copies of 12 pieces of the "Gypsy Girl" mosaic, brought from the U.S. to southeastern Gaziantep in Turkey in 2018, were sent to be exhibited in the American state of Ohio.


The pieces will be open to visitors at The Wolfe Center For The Arts at Bowling Green State University.

Museum offers tour of Anatolian chronology

The Gaziantep Archaeology Museum, where the Roman-era clay seal impressions, which is the world's largest collection of clay seal impressions from the ancient city of Zeugma, and the skeletal remains of the extinct Maraş Elephant, are on display, offers the opportunity to examine the history of Anatolia in chronological order.