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Turkey, Istanbul, Mosaic Museum
The south-western section of the Great Palace (dated to the reign of Emperor Justinian, 527-65 AD) was excavated in the years 1935-38 and 1951-54 by the University of St. Andrews.
This section comprised a Peristyle courtyard, decorated in Mosaics.
The Austrian Academy of Sciences undertook preservation work on the Mosaics in the years 1983-97.
In the photo above, you can also see the pipes inside the walls that would have water and heating.
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Album name:Masis / Ancient Sites Photo Gallery
Keywords:Byzantine Byzantium ancient palace mosaic Roman Istanbul Turkey
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Date added:Jun 23, 2015
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