The museum hosts ceramic pieces from Neolithic Age, various objects, figures, seals from Calcolithic and Bronze Age, stone and bronze objects, jewellery, ceramics, coins, glass objects from Urartu, Hittite, Persian, Roman and Byzantium periods, the bones and remains of a Mammoth, mosaics with high art values, statues and tomb steles obtained from the ancient city of Zeugma.
The museum, in which Belkıs/Zeugma's enormous mosaics and wall pictures are being exhibited is the second mosaics museum of the world. Furthermore, it is the unique museum with its original exhibition the old museum building and new building are connected to each other by a gallery and after new exhibition works the museum is designed as "chronological museum" where the portable culturel whealts of Gaziantep and its envirovment are being exhibited chronologically. At the and of these exhibition and arrangements Gaziantep Museum has a remarkable place through the world museums by Zeugma Mosaics and its chronological exhibitions.
Source: Gaziantep Museum
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