Gaziantep Museum of Archaeology

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Gaziantep Museum of Archaeology
Gaziantep Arkeoloji Müzesi
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The "Gypsy Girl" mosaic of Zeugma, Turkey. Uncovered during excavations undertaken in the winter of 1998-1999, moved into Zeugma Mosaic Museum in 2011.
Established 2005
Dissolved 2011
Location Gaziantep, Turkey
Coordinates 37°03′59″N 37°22′42″E / 37.06626°N 37.37826°E / 37.06626; 37.37826
Type Archaeology

The Gaziantep Museum of Archaeology (Turkish: Gaziantep Arkeoloji Müzesi) is an archaeological museum located in the city of Gaziantep, Turkey. It is best known for its collection of mosaics, most of which were excavated from the ancient Roman city site of Zeugma. Other exhibits include a collection of paleolithic artifacts; items from a Bronze Age necropolis; Hittite, Persian, Roman, Hellenistic, and Commagene artworks and glassware; Ottoman and Islamic coins and medallions; and the skeleton of a mammoth. Attached to the museum is a garden containing a selection of stone artifacts, including pagan tombstones from Zeugma, Christian tombstones, and Hittite statuary.

The museum in its current form dates from 2005, when it was substantially enlarged to house the newly discovered Zeugma mosaics.

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