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Excavation unearths 1,400-year-old mosaic in Konya

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A 1,400-year-old ground mosaic has been unearthed during excavations in the Beyşehir district of Konya province, IHA reported.

The mosaic, discovered during excavations that began in December 2015 in a field 30 kilometers from Beyşehir, depicts a fight between a lion and a warrior.

The excavations are continuing in a 60-square-meter area by the Konya Directorate of Museums.

Yusuf Benli, director of museums in Konya, said the excavation site is believed to have been a villa.


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