Returned 'Gypsy girl' mosaic pieces on show

Returned 'Gypsy girl' mosaic pieces on show

GAZIANTEP, TURKEY - DECEMBER 09: Recently returned pieces of the ancient “Gypsy girl” mosaic are on display during a public exhibit in its original home at Zeugma Mosaic Museum in Turkey’s southeastern Gaziantep province on December 09, 2018. Discovered in the early 1960s during unauthorized excavations in the ancient Roman town of Zeugma, pieces of the mosaic were smuggled abroad and ended up at Bowling Green State University, Ohio, bought for $35,000. Under an agreement signed this May by the university and the Culture and Tourism Ministry, 12 pieces of the mosaic were sent back to Turkey. ( Mehmet Akif Parlak - Anadolu Agency )

Returned 'Gypsy girl' mosaic pieces on show Fotoğraf: Mehmet Akif Parlak

GAZIANTEP, TURKEY - DECEMBER 09: Recently returned pieces of the ancient “Gypsy girl” mosaic are on display during a public exhibit in its original home at Zeugma Mosaic Museum in Turkey’s southeastern Gaziantep province on December 09, 2018. Discovered in the early 1960s during unauthorized excavations in the ancient Roman town of Zeugma, pieces of the mosaic were smuggled abroad and ended up at Bowling Green State University, Ohio, bought for $35,000. Under an agreement signed this May by the university and the Culture and Tourism Ministry, 12 pieces of the mosaic were sent back to Turkey. ( Mehmet Akif Parlak - Anadolu Agency )

Returned 'Gypsy girl' mosaic pieces on show Fotoğraf: Mehmet Akif Parlak

GAZIANTEP, TURKEY - DECEMBER 09: Recently returned pieces of the ancient “Gypsy girl” mosaic are on display during a public exhibit in its original home at Zeugma Mosaic Museum in Turkey’s southeastern Gaziantep province on December 09, 2018. Discovered in the early 1960s during unauthorized excavations in the ancient Roman town of Zeugma, pieces of the mosaic were smuggled abroad and ended up at Bowling Green State University, Ohio, bought for $35,000. Under an agreement signed this May by the university and the Culture and Tourism Ministry, 12 pieces of the mosaic were sent back to Turkey. ( Mehmet Akif Parlak - Anadolu Agency )

Returned 'Gypsy girl' mosaic pieces on show Fotoğraf: Mehmet Akif Parlak

GAZIANTEP, TURKEY - DECEMBER 09: Recently returned pieces of the ancient “Gypsy girl” mosaic are on display during a public exhibit in its original home at Zeugma Mosaic Museum in Turkey’s southeastern Gaziantep province on December 09, 2018. Discovered in the early 1960s during unauthorized excavations in the ancient Roman town of Zeugma, pieces of the mosaic were smuggled abroad and ended up at Bowling Green State University, Ohio, bought for $35,000. Under an agreement signed this May by the university and the Culture and Tourism Ministry, 12 pieces of the mosaic were sent back to Turkey. ( Mehmet Akif Parlak - Anadolu Agency )

Returned 'Gypsy girl' mosaic pieces on show Fotoğraf: Mehmet Akif Parlak

GAZIANTEP, TURKEY - DECEMBER 09: Recently returned pieces of the ancient “Gypsy girl” mosaic are on display during a public exhibit in its original home at Zeugma Mosaic Museum in Turkey’s southeastern Gaziantep province on December 09, 2018. Discovered in the early 1960s during unauthorized excavations in the ancient Roman town of Zeugma, pieces of the mosaic were smuggled abroad and ended up at Bowling Green State University, Ohio, bought for $35,000. Under an agreement signed this May by the university and the Culture and Tourism Ministry, 12 pieces of the mosaic were sent back to Turkey. ( Mehmet Akif Parlak - Anadolu Agency )

Returned 'Gypsy girl' mosaic pieces on show Fotoğraf: Mehmet Akif Parlak

GAZIANTEP, TURKEY - DECEMBER 09: Recently returned pieces of the ancient “Gypsy girl” mosaic are on display during a public exhibit in its original home at Zeugma Mosaic Museum in Turkey’s southeastern Gaziantep province on December 09, 2018. Discovered in the early 1960s during unauthorized excavations in the ancient Roman town of Zeugma, pieces of the mosaic were smuggled abroad and ended up at Bowling Green State University, Ohio, bought for $35,000. Under an agreement signed this May by the university and the Culture and Tourism Ministry, 12 pieces of the mosaic were sent back to Turkey. ( Mehmet Akif Parlak - Anadolu Agency )

Returned 'Gypsy girl' mosaic pieces on show Fotoğraf: Mehmet Akif Parlak

GAZIANTEP, TURKEY - DECEMBER 09: Recently returned pieces of the ancient “Gypsy girl” mosaic are on display during a public exhibit in its original home at Zeugma Mosaic Museum in Turkey’s southeastern Gaziantep province on December 09, 2018. Discovered in the early 1960s during unauthorized excavations in the ancient Roman town of Zeugma, pieces of the mosaic were smuggled abroad and ended up at Bowling Green State University, Ohio, bought for $35,000. Under an agreement signed this May by the university and the Culture and Tourism Ministry, 12 pieces of the mosaic were sent back to Turkey. ( Mehmet Akif Parlak - Anadolu Agency )

Returned 'Gypsy girl' mosaic pieces on show Fotoğraf: Mehmet Akif Parlak

GAZIANTEP, TURKEY - DECEMBER 09: Recently returned pieces of the ancient “Gypsy girl” mosaic are on display during a public exhibit in its original home at Zeugma Mosaic Museum in Turkey’s southeastern Gaziantep province on December 09, 2018. Discovered in the early 1960s during unauthorized excavations in the ancient Roman town of Zeugma, pieces of the mosaic were smuggled abroad and ended up at Bowling Green State University, Ohio, bought for $35,000. Under an agreement signed this May by the university and the Culture and Tourism Ministry, 12 pieces of the mosaic were sent back to Turkey. ( Mehmet Akif Parlak - Anadolu Agency )

Returned 'Gypsy girl' mosaic pieces on show Fotoğraf: Mehmet Akif Parlak

GAZIANTEP, TURKEY - DECEMBER 09: Recently returned pieces of the ancient “Gypsy girl” mosaic are on display during a public exhibit in its original home at Zeugma Mosaic Museum in Turkey’s southeastern Gaziantep province on December 09, 2018. Discovered in the early 1960s during unauthorized excavations in the ancient Roman town of Zeugma, pieces of the mosaic were smuggled abroad and ended up at Bowling Green State University, Ohio, bought for $35,000. Under an agreement signed this May by the university and the Culture and Tourism Ministry, 12 pieces of the mosaic were sent back to Turkey. ( Mehmet Akif Parlak - Anadolu Agency )

Returned 'Gypsy girl' mosaic pieces on show Fotoğraf: Mehmet Akif Parlak

GAZIANTEP, TURKEY - DECEMBER 09 : Recently returned pieces of the ancient “Gypsy girl” mosaic are on display during a public exhibit in its original home at Zeugma Mosaic Museum in Turkey’s southeastern Gaziantep province on December 09, 2018. Discovered in the early 1960s during unauthorized excavations in the ancient Roman town of Zeugma, pieces of the mosaic were smuggled abroad and ended up at Bowling Green State University, Ohio, bought for $35,000. Under an agreement signed this May by the university and the Culture and Tourism Ministry, 12 pieces of the mosaic were sent back to Turkey. ( Mehmet Akif Parlak - Anadolu Agency )

Returned 'Gypsy girl' mosaic pieces on show Fotoğraf: Mehmet Akif Parlak

GAZIANTEP, TURKEY - DECEMBER 09 : Recently returned pieces of the ancient “Gypsy girl” mosaic are on display during a public exhibit in its original home at Zeugma Mosaic Museum in Turkey’s southeastern Gaziantep province on December 09, 2018. Discovered in the early 1960s during unauthorized excavations in the ancient Roman town of Zeugma, pieces of the mosaic were smuggled abroad and ended up at Bowling Green State University, Ohio, bought for $35,000. Under an agreement signed this May by the university and the Culture and Tourism Ministry, 12 pieces of the mosaic were sent back to Turkey. ( Mehmet Akif Parlak - Anadolu Agency )

Returned 'Gypsy girl' mosaic pieces on show Fotoğraf: Mehmet Akif Parlak

GAZIANTEP, TURKEY - DECEMBER 09 : Recently returned pieces of the ancient “Gypsy girl” mosaic are on display during a public exhibit in its original home at Zeugma Mosaic Museum in Turkey’s southeastern Gaziantep province on December 09, 2018. Discovered in the early 1960s during unauthorized excavations in the ancient Roman town of Zeugma, pieces of the mosaic were smuggled abroad and ended up at Bowling Green State University, Ohio, bought for $35,000. Under an agreement signed this May by the university and the Culture and Tourism Ministry, 12 pieces of the mosaic were sent back to Turkey. ( Mehmet Akif Parlak - Anadolu Agency )

Returned 'Gypsy girl' mosaic pieces on show Fotoğraf: Mehmet Akif Parlak

GAZIANTEP, TURKEY - DECEMBER 09 : Recently returned pieces of the ancient “Gypsy girl” mosaic are on display during a public exhibit in its original home at Zeugma Mosaic Museum in Turkey’s southeastern Gaziantep province on December 09, 2018. Discovered in the early 1960s during unauthorized excavations in the ancient Roman town of Zeugma, pieces of the mosaic were smuggled abroad and ended up at Bowling Green State University, Ohio, bought for $35,000. Under an agreement signed this May by the university and the Culture and Tourism Ministry, 12 pieces of the mosaic were sent back to Turkey. ( Mehmet Akif Parlak - Anadolu Agency )

Returned 'Gypsy girl' mosaic pieces on show Fotoğraf: Mehmet Akif Parlak

GAZIANTEP, TURKEY - DECEMBER 09 : Recently returned pieces of the ancient “Gypsy girl” mosaic are on display during a public exhibit in its original home at Zeugma Mosaic Museum in Turkey’s southeastern Gaziantep province on December 09, 2018. Discovered in the early 1960s during unauthorized excavations in the ancient Roman town of Zeugma, pieces of the mosaic were smuggled abroad and ended up at Bowling Green State University, Ohio, bought for $35,000. Under an agreement signed this May by the university and the Culture and Tourism Ministry, 12 pieces of the mosaic were sent back to Turkey. ( Mehmet Akif Parlak - Anadolu Agency )

Returned 'Gypsy girl' mosaic pieces on show Fotoğraf: Mehmet Akif Parlak

GAZIANTEP, TURKEY - DECEMBER 09 : Recently returned pieces of the ancient “Gypsy girl” mosaic are on display during a public exhibit in its original home at Zeugma Mosaic Museum in Turkey’s southeastern Gaziantep province on December 09, 2018. Discovered in the early 1960s during unauthorized excavations in the ancient Roman town of Zeugma, pieces of the mosaic were smuggled abroad and ended up at Bowling Green State University, Ohio, bought for $35,000. Under an agreement signed this May by the university and the Culture and Tourism Ministry, 12 pieces of the mosaic were sent back to Turkey. ( Mehmet Akif Parlak - Anadolu Agency )

Returned 'Gypsy girl' mosaic pieces on show Fotoğraf: Mehmet Akif Parlak

GAZIANTEP, TURKEY - DECEMBER 09 : Recently returned pieces of the ancient “Gypsy girl” mosaic are on display during a public exhibit in its original home at Zeugma Mosaic Museum in Turkey’s southeastern Gaziantep province on December 09, 2018. Discovered in the early 1960s during unauthorized excavations in the ancient Roman town of Zeugma, pieces of the mosaic were smuggled abroad and ended up at Bowling Green State University, Ohio, bought for $35,000. Under an agreement signed this May by the university and the Culture and Tourism Ministry, 12 pieces of the mosaic were sent back to Turkey. ( Mehmet Akif Parlak - Anadolu Agency )

Returned 'Gypsy girl' mosaic pieces on show Fotoğraf: Mehmet Akif Parlak

GAZIANTEP, TURKEY - DECEMBER 09 : Recently returned pieces of the ancient “Gypsy girl” mosaic are on display during a public exhibit in its original home at Zeugma Mosaic Museum in Turkey’s southeastern Gaziantep province on December 09, 2018. Discovered in the early 1960s during unauthorized excavations in the ancient Roman town of Zeugma, pieces of the mosaic were smuggled abroad and ended up at Bowling Green State University, Ohio, bought for $35,000. Under an agreement signed this May by the university and the Culture and Tourism Ministry, 12 pieces of the mosaic were sent back to Turkey. ( Mehmet Akif Parlak - Anadolu Agency )

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