Note this is only part of the much larger gallery of the Antakya Museum. TEK BİR ANTAKYA ODASINDAN ROMA MOZAİKLERİ. Katalogta, bazı mozaiklerin. Photograph 2: Antakya Museum of Mosaic “Yakto Mosaic (5th century . Demir, A., (), “Yurtdışındaki Antakya Mozaikleri”, Hatay Monthly. Antioch Mosaics / Antakya Mozaikleri. Guys, There are mosaics in Baltimore Museum of Art. The mosaics have been found in Antioch (Antakya).

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However, it was not long before the museum became too small to house the everincreasing numberof exhibits, and in construction of an annex began. Hatay has a rich collection of mosaics dating back to the Hellenistic and to the Roman era in the 2nd and 3rd centuries. Archived from the original on By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

The Hatay Archaeology Museum Turkish: Since most of these buildings were made of dressed stone, making it virtually impossible to fix mosaic panels to the walls, this form of decoration was reserved for the floors. With the opening of this annex on 18 Decemberthe number of exhibition rooms rose from five to eight, enabling the allocation of separate rooms for Hittite and Assyrian works, miscellaneous small items and gold items.


Visitors to Adana and Mersin should not miss the opportunity to visit the museum in Antakya, a two-hour bus ride from Adana. Since BC a series of different civilisations have flourished in the area of Hatay in southeastern Turkey.

Antakya was also one of the earliest centres of Christianity, and the cave church here is believed to be the oldest in the world. Against the other walls of the room are cases that display a rare coin collection arranged chronologically.

Antakyq some of the panels consist of purely geometric designs, for the most part they depict scenes from Greek mythology. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Antakya Archaeological Museum. Views Read Edit View history.

They were found by excavations in barrows in the plain of Amik. The most interesting feature of this museum is the moziakleri that the rooms containing the mosaic panels have been designed especially for them. The works in the museum are arranged according to where they were found.

Hatay Archaeology Museum

Archaeological museums in Turkey. The museum was opened on 23 Julyon the anniversary of the liberation of Hatay. This task took nine years. The collection also includes objects from Antakya and its surrounding regions.

Roman Mosaics from a single room Photo Gallery by Dick Osseman at

Construction of the museum started in on the recommendation of the French archaeologist and antiquities inspector Claude M. Verlag Walter de Gruyter, Berlin. Their condition ranges from the badly damaged to the almost perfectly preserved, which are astonishingly beautiful. It is known for its extensive collection of Roman and Byzantine Era mosaics.


Other items found during the excavations in Harbiye are also on exhibit at the museum. Column capitals, a sacrificial altar, a cult image, a bas-relief, a fresco and statues date from the Hittites to Roman periods.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Scientific excavations were first carried out in the region inrevealing finds of considerable archaeological value.

Retrieved 25 February This page was last edited on 25 Octoberat The designs were drawn up by the architect Michelle Ekocherde, and building commenced in The museum was completed in The museum was opened to the public in and re-opened in following renovation and expansion. The museum’s garden includes Roman period sarcophagibuilding stones and water jars. The objects are displayed in ,ozaikleri niches.

Restoration taking place in has been suspended after several major works were botched and local media brought it to the attention of the public. Retrieved from ” https: