Ancient Greek graffiti found in Izmir, Turkey

Published on July 25th, 2013 | by Admin

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A collection of ancient Greek graffiti depicting daily life has been found in Izmir, Turkey.

The graffiti shows daily life in the Hellenistic and Roman periods.

Experts have described the find as the richest Greek graffiti collection in the world.

Besides writing and paintings there are also dozens of carvings on the wall. The writings on the wall mention the names of different cities, showing the citizens communicated with neighbouring countries or travelled extensively and showed tolerance to other cultures.

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