World’s oldest mosaic unearthed in central Turkey
World’s oldest mosaic unearthed in central Turkey
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World’s oldest mosaic unearthed in central Turkey

12:53 September 14, 2021 AA

Excavators have discovered a 3,500-year-old mosaic, the world’s oldest, in central Turkey. The mosaic consisting of 3,147 stones with a size of 3x7 meters (10x23 feet) was found in Usakli Hoyuk located in Yozgat’s Sorgun district, where surface surveys have begun in 2008 and excavations have begun in 2012.

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