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Hagia Sophia mosaics will be covered with curtains during prayers

Mosaics depicting Christian figures in Istanbul’s ancient Hagia Sophia will be covered with curtains during Muslim prayers, Turkish presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said on Sunday, as work to prepare the building for use as a mosque continues. Authorities had said last week that the mosaics would be concealed with either …

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German returns Ancient Greek mosaics stolen from Delos and Athens

A German citizen sent per post to the Greek Embassy in Berlin what has been stolen decades ago: three fragments of ancient Greek mosaics. Two of the fragments were removed on the island of Delos and one from the Hadrian Liberality in Athens in the 1960’s, an attached note clarified. …

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Amazing Mosaics have been discovered in Thessaloniki (videos)

Thousands of pebbles in blue, red, green and yellow, side by side, have been waiting for centuries for archaeologists to discover their beauty. However, in Thessaloniki, it was not the archaeologists but primarily the digging for the metro construction that revealed the amazing mosaics. The mosaic were discovered under the …

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