Sunday, December 13, 2015

"Centuries Old Mosaics are going to be restored in Great Palace Byzantium Palace." Turkish Daily News

1,500 years ago these mosaics were among the most ornate in the Roman Empire. They show wild animals in great detail, with incredible color. Now, sensing that even more tourists will enjoy them, the museum will restore some of the mosaics.

The artists who designed these fabulous mosaics used thousands of tiny stones to fill out the design. The original walk way included many scores of scenes such as these.

Read this and plan to visit Istanbul. Be ready to visit this great museum!

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