Roman theatre masks found in Turkey

Published on August 31st, 2012 | by Admin

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Two Roman theatre masks have been uncovered by excavation works at Turkey’s Il?su Dam.

“During ancient times there were no theater stages near Il?su, so we think these masks came from travelling theater communities coming to Il?su in ancient times,” he added. The artifacts are thought to come from 200-300 A.D.

“One of the masks is bronze and the other one is made from iron,” Beliktay said, adding that the restoration work on them was currently being conducted at Mardin Museum.

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Story: Anatolia News Agency | Photo: Anatolia News Agency

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