Al Kowsky Posted February 7 · Member Share Posted February 7 As of this morning we know over 5,000 people have perished in this massive earthquake with tens of thousands injured 😧. The 7.8 earthquake was soon followed by another measuring 7.5 😮. The city closest to the epicenter is Gaziantep, a city occupied by the ancient Greeks, Romans and Byzantines. The devastation is unimaginable. The city of Gaziantep is the home of the Zeugma Mosaics Museum. The city of Zeugma was also occupied by the ancient Romans & is only 30 miles northeast of Gaziantep. The museum has the largest collection of Roman mosaics in the world. We still don't know the status of the museum. These are before & after photos of the Gaziantep Castle, once occupied by the Romans. The following photos are from the Zeugma Mosaics Museum before the earthquake. Achilles at Skyros Eros and Psyche This stunning mosaic has been named "The Gypsy Girl of Zeugma" Zeus/Bull and Europe 2 9 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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