Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Gaziantep, Turkey

A branch of the silk road crossed the Euphrates at Zeugma. With the wealth that poured into the merchant city, mosaic art flourished. Those mosaics, now in a museum of their own in nearby Gaziantep, include the so-called "gypsy girl." She has become the face of the city, the brand by which Gaziantep is known. [2014] 

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