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Istanbul dec 2007 1294.jpg

Istanbul dec 2007 1294.jpg

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Close-up of a detail (a flying winged Victory) on the base of a monument to charioteer Porphyreus.
Late Roman, around 500 AD. The artifact was found (excavated) in the second court of the Topkapı Palace.

Correspondent: J.M.Criel, Antwerpen.
Source: Website of ‘Istanbul Archaeological Museums’.

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