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Andrys Basten | all galleries >> TURKEY Photos - Anatolia, 2004, with Canon Elph >> Gaziantep photos, mosaics - Zeugma (Belkis) > Stolen but found Parthenope and Metiochus ( Metiokhos )
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Stolen but found Parthenope and Metiochus ( Metiokhos )
04-OCT-2004 Andrys

Stolen but found Parthenope and Metiochus ( Metiokhos )

The Romeo and Juliet of the ancient world. This section was stolen from the main piece at Zeugma,
spotted later at Rice U., Texas, returned to Gaziantep June 2000 and eventually the
full mosaic restored
.  Click to see the separate pieces found as well as
the full mosaic with missing pieces.

Canon PowerShot S400
1/8s f/2.8 at 7.4mm full exif

other sizes: small medium original
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Andrys Basten24-Jul-2015 13:54
What a nice find that ceramic piece must be! Glad you found this page if it helps.
Unfortunately, Gaziantep is currently in the danger zone for visitors due to terrorist activity.
Glad we were able to see it back in 2004, and we were lucky at the time to get in at the last minute.
Guest 13-Jul-2015 00:45
I I have just purchased a lovely piece of ceramic,wasn't sure what the picture on this meant but the words zeugma belkis was on this,lovely when I went on line and found out
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