Photos of looted mosaics help pinpoint foundation date of Hellenistic city in Syria

August 7, 2019 - General

One of the largest Hellenistic cities, Apamea, whose ruins are located in modern day Syria, was founded in the autumn of 320 BC, determined Prof. Marek T. Olszewski from the University of Warsaw. Until now, researchers only theorised when it had happened.

Upper zone of the mosaic from Apamea. Representation of a cult offering made by Archippos before the diadochi
Antipater and his son Kassander, and the Macedonian cavalry,…

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