• Main historic Ottoman Style entrance gates to the University of Istanbul on Beyazit Square, Istanbul Turkey
  • The Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge, also known as the Second Bosphorus Bridge Istanbul Turkey
  • The Valens Aqueduct completed by Roman Emperor Valens in the late 4th century AD, it was restored by several Ottoman Sultans, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Hagia Irene or Hagia Eirene ( , "Holy Peace", Aya rini), the first Christian Roman Basilica built in Constantinople by Emperor Constantine. Rebuilt by Emperor Justinian I had the church restored in 548 and dedicated to his wife Now just inside the walls of the Topkapi Palace with the 19th century historic Ottoman houses of Soukçeme Soka in the foreground , Istanbul Turkey
  • Hagia Irene or Hagia Eirene ( , "Holy Peace", Aya rini), the first Christian Roman Basilica built in Constantinople by Emperor Constantine. Rebuilt by Emperor Justinian I had the church restored in 548 and dedicated to his wife Now just inside the walls of the Topkapi Palace with the 19th century historic Ottoman houses of Soukçeme Soka in the foreground , Istanbul Turkey
  • Modern tower block & mosque on the Bosphorus, Istanbul Turkey
  • The Galata Tower (Galata Kulesi ), nine-story tower is 66.90 meters tall built in the Genoeses quarter Galata on the northern banks of the Golden Horn in 1348, and was the city's tallest structure when it was built. Called Christea Turris (the Tower of Christ in Latin) by the Genoese. Istanbul Turkey
  • The Maiden's Tower Lighthouse at the mouth of the Bosphorus first built by the ancient Athenian general Alcibiades in 408 BC,  looking towrads from left, the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia & the Topkapi Palace on Sarayburnu or Seraglio Point , Istanbul Turkey.
  • Basilica Cisterns for water storage built in the 6th century during the reign of Byzantine (Eastern Roman)  Emperor Justinian I. Istanbul Turkey
  • Fishing boat in the Golden Horn on the Galata banks looking towards the Suleymaniye Mosque (Süleymaniye Camii, 1550-1558)  on the Third Hill, Istanbul Turkey.
  • The Yeni Camii, The New Mosque or Mosque of the Valide Sultan (foreground) ordered by Safiye Sultan in 1597 on  the banks of the Golden Horn, Istanbul Turkey.
  • The Yeni Camii, The New Mosque or Mosque of the Valide Sultan (foreground) ordered by Safiye Sultan in 1597 on  the banks of the Golden Horn and the Galata bridge, Istanbul Turkey.
  • The Topkapi Palace on Sarayburnu or Seraglio Point with a ferry and the banks of the Golden Horn in the foreground, Istanbul Turkey.
  • The Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Sultanahmet Camii or Blue Mosque 1609 to 1616 ) on Sarayburnu or Seraglio Point with a ferry and the banks of the Golden Horn in the foreground, Istanbul Turkey.
  • The Suleymaniye Mosque (Süleymaniye Camii, 1550-1558)  on the Third Hill with a ferries on the banks of the Golden Horn in the foreground, Istanbul Turkey.
  • The Ottoman style Architecture of the front of the Dolmabahçe (Dolmabahce)  Palace, built by Sultan, Abdülmecid I between 1843 and 1856. Istanbul Turkey
  • The Suleymaniye Mosque (Süleymaniye Camii, 1550-1558)  on the Third Hill with a ferries on the banks of the Golden Horn in the foreground, Istanbul Turkey.
  • The Suleymaniye Mosque (Süleymaniye Camii, 1550-1558)  on the Third Hill and boats selling cooked fish on the banks of the Golden Horn, Istanbul Turkey.
  • The Suleymaniye Mosque (Süleymaniye Camii, 1550-1558)  on the Third Hill and boats selling cooked fish on the banks of the Golden Horn, Istanbul Turkey.
  • Fisherman on the Galata bridge fishing in the Golden Horn next to The Yeni Camii, The New Mosque or Mosque of the Valide Sultan ordered by Safiye Sultan in 1597, Istanbul Turkey.
  • The Ottoman style Architecture of the front of the Dolmabahçe (Dolmabahce)  Palace, built by Sultan, Abdülmecid I between 1843 and 1856. Istanbul Turkey
  • The Suleymaniye Mosque (Süleymaniye Camii, 1550-1558)  on the Third Hill, Istanbul Turkey.
  • The Ottoman style Architecture of the front of the Dolmabahçe (Dolmabahce)  Palace, built by Sultan, Abdülmecid I between 1843 and 1856. Istanbul Turkey
  • The Ottoman style Architecture of the front of the Dolmabahçe (Dolmabahce)  Palace, built by Sultan, Abdülmecid I between 1843 and 1856. Istanbul Turkey
  • The Ottoman style Architecture of the front of the Dolmabahçe (Dolmabahce)  Palace, built by Sultan, Abdülmecid I between 1843 and 1856. Istanbul Turkey
  • The Ottoman style Architecture of the front of the Dolmabahçe (Dolmabahce)  Palace, built by Sultan, Abdülmecid I between 1843 and 1856. Istanbul Turkey
  • The Ottoman style eceletic mix of Baroque & neo-Classical style Architecture of the gate of the Dolmabahçe (Dolmabahce)  Palace, built by Sultan, Abdülmecid I between 1843 and 1856. Istanbul Turkey
  • The Ottoman style eceletic mix of Baroque & neo-Classical style  Architecture of the Sultans gate of the Dolmabahçe (Dolmabahce)  Palace, built by Sultan, Abdülmecid I between 1843 and 1856. Istanbul Turkey
  • The Ottoman style eceletic mix of Baroque & neo-Classical style  Architecture of the Sultans gate of the Dolmabahçe (Dolmabahce)  Palace, built by Sultan, Abdülmecid I between 1843 and 1856. Istanbul Turkey
  • The Ottoman style clock tower of the  Dolmabahçe (Dolmabahce)  Palace, built by Sultan, Abdülmecid I between 1843 and 1856. Istanbul Turkey
  • The Ottoman style clock tower of the  Dolmabahçe (Dolmabahce)  Palace, built by Sultan, Abdülmecid I between 1843 and 1856. Istanbul Turkey
  • 19th century historic Ottoman houses of Soukçeme Soka (Street of the Cold Fountain) built against the outer wall of the Topkapi Palace once the villas of high officials of the Sultan. Sultanahmet neighborhood  Istanbul Turkey
  • 19th century historic Ottoman houses of Soukçeme Soka (Street of the Cold Fountain) built against the outer wall of the Topkapi Palace once the villas of high officials of the Sultan. Sultanahmet neighborhood  Istanbul Turkey
  • 19th century historic Ottoman houses of Soukçeme Soka (Street of the Cold Fountain) built against the outer wall of the Topkapi Palace once the villas of high officials of the Sultan. Sultanahmet neighborhood  Istanbul Turkey
  • Boat selling cooked fish in the Golden Horn. Istanbul Turkey
  • 19th century historic Ottoman houses of Soukçeme Soka (Street of the Cold Fountain) built against the outer wall of the Topkapi Palace once the villas of high officials of the Sultan. Sultanahmet neighborhood  Istanbul Turkey
  • 19th century historic Ottoman houses of Soukçeme Soka (Street of the Cold Fountain) built against the outer wall of the Topkapi Palace once the villas of high officials of the Sultan. Sultanahmet neighborhood  Istanbul Turkey
  • 19th century wooden Ottoman stule villas of the Fatih district overlooking the Golden Horm, Istanbul Turkey
  • 19th century wooden Ottoman stule villas of the Fatih district overlooking the Golden Horm, Istanbul Turkey
  • 19th century wooden Ottoman stule villas of the Fatih district overlooking the Golden Horm, Istanbul Turkey
  • Rumelihisar (Rumelian Castle) on the banks of the Bosphorus built by the Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II between 1451 in 4 months and 16 days as part of the siege of Constantinople  before he conquered it in 1453. Istanbul Turkey
  • Rumelihisar (Rumelian Castle) on the banks of the Bosphorus built by the Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II between 1451 in 4 months and 16 days as part of the siege of Constantinople  before he conquered it in 1453. Istanbul Turkey
  • Rumelihisar (Rumelian Castle) on the banks of the Bosphorus built by the Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II between 1451 in 4 months and 16 days as part of the siege of Constantinople  before he conquered it in 1453. Istanbul Turkey
  • Traditional bread ring seller stiklal Avenue or Istiklal Street (stiklâl Caddesi, French: Grande Rue de Péra, or Independence Avenue)  one of the most famous avenues in Istanbul, Turkey
  • historic tram of stiklal Avenue or Istiklal Street (stiklâl Caddesi, French: Grande Rue de Péra, or Independence Avenue)  one of the most famous avenues in Istanbul, Turkey
  • historic tram of stiklal Avenue or Istiklal Street (stiklâl Caddesi, French: Grande Rue de Péra, or Independence Avenue)  one of the most famous avenues in Istanbul, Turkey
  • Monument of the Republic with Ataturk , Taxim Square Istanbul Turkey
  • Islamic tomb stones in a Fatih cemetery, Istanbul Turkey
  • Islamic tomb stones in a Fatih cemetery, Istanbul Turkey
  • Islamic tomb stones in a Fatih cemetery, Istanbul Turkey
  • Islamic tomb stones in a Fatih cemetery, Istanbul Turkey
  • Islamic tomb stones in a Fatih cemetery, Istanbul Turkey
  • The base of the Egyptian Obelisk of Thutmosis III, a centre piece of the Roman Hippadrome, showing Roman spectators in the Hippadrome. Istanbul Turkey
  • The base of the Egyptian Obelisk of Thutmosis III, (Dikilitas) a centre piece of the Roman Hippadrome, showing Roman Emperor Theodosius offering a laurel wreath to the victor from the Kathisma. Istanbul Turkey
  • The base of the Egyptian Obelisk of Thutmosis III, (Dikilitas) a centre piece of the Roman Hippadrome, showing Roman Emperor Theodosius offering a laurel wreath to the victor from the Kathisma. Istanbul Turkey
  • Ottoman architecture of the entrance of the Mamara University building,  Sultanahmet Meydan (Sultan Ahmet Square), Istanbul Turkey
  • The exterior of the 6th century Byzantine (Eastern Roman) Hagia Sophia ( Ayasofya ) built by Emperor Justinian. The size of the dome was un-surpassed until the 16th century, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Hagia Irene or Hagia Eirene ( , "Holy Peace", Aya rini), the first Christian Roman Basilica built in Constantinople by Emperor Constantine. Rebuilt by Emperor Justinian I had the church restored in 548 and dedicated to his wife Now just inside the walls of the Topkapi Palace with the 19th century historic Ottoman houses of Soukçeme Soka in the foreground , Istanbul Turkey
  • The exterior of the 6th century Byzantine (Eastern Roman) Hagia Sophia ( Ayasofya ) built by Emperor Justinian. The size of the dome was un-surpassed until the 16th century, Istanbul, Turkey
  • The Suleymaniye Mosque (Süleymaniye Camii, 1550-1558)  on the Third Hill and a ferry boat and the banks of the Golden Horn, Istanbul Turkey.
  • Sunset over the Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Sultanahmet Camii) or Blue Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey. Built from 1609 to 1616 during the rule of Ahmed I.
  • Panorama of The Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Sultanahmet Camii) or Blue Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey. Built from 1609 to 1616 during the rule of Ahmed I.
  • The Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Sultanahmet Camii) or Blue Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey. Built from 1609 to 1616 during the rule of Ahmed I.
  • The Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Sultanahmet Camii) or Blue Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey. Built from 1609 to 1616 during the rule of Ahmed I.
  • The Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Sultanahmet Camii) or Blue Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey. Built from 1609 to 1616 during the rule of Ahmed I.
  • The Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Sultanahmet Camii) or Blue Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey. Built from 1609 to 1616 during the rule of Ahmed I.
  • Sunset over the Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Sultanahmet Camii) or Blue Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey. Built from 1609 to 1616 during the rule of Ahmed I.
  • Interior of The Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Sultanahmet Camii) or Blue Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey. Built from 1609 to 1616 during the rule of Ahmed I the interior is decorated with Iznik tiles.
  • Interior of The Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Sultanahmet Camii) or Blue Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey. Built from 1609 to 1616 during the rule of Ahmed I the interior is decorated with Iznik tiles.
  • Decorative tiled panels of the Harem in the Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey
  • "The Hall with a Fountain" of the Harem, the vestibule where princes & consorts of the sultan waited before entering the Imperial Hall. The tiles are 17th century Kutahaya and Iznik tiles. Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey
  • "The Hall with a Fountain" of the Harem, the vestibule where princes & consorts of the sultan waited before entering the Imperial Hall. The tiles are 17th century Kutahaya and Iznik tiles. Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey
  • "The Hall with a Fountain" of the Harem, the vestibule where princes & consorts of the sultan waited before entering the Imperial Hall. The tiles are 17th century Kutahaya and Iznik tiles. Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey
  • "The Hall with a Fountain" of the Harem, the vestibule where princes & consorts of the sultan waited before entering the Imperial Hall. The tiles are 17th century Kutahaya and Iznik tiles. Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey
  • "The Hall with a Fountain" of the Harem, the vestibule where princes & consorts of the sultan waited before entering the Imperial Hall. The tiles are 17th century Kutahaya and Iznik tiles. Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Entrance to the apartments of  the Eunuchs in the Harem. Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey
  • The Enderûn Library (Enderûn Kütüphanesi), also known as "Library of Sultan Ahmed III" . The walls above the windows are decorated with 16th and 17th century İznik tiles of variegated design and the  dome and vaults are typical of the Tulip period, which lasted from 1703 to 1730.  Tarkapi Palace Istanbul, Turkey
  • The Enderûn Library (Enderûn Kütüphanesi), also known as "Library of Sultan Ahmed III" . The walls above the windows are decorated with 16th and 17th century İznik tiles of variegated design and the  dome and vaults are typical of the Tulip period, which lasted from 1703 to 1730.  Tarkapi Palace Istanbul, Turkey
  • The Enderûn Library (Enderûn Kütüphanesi), also known as "Library of Sultan Ahmed III" . The walls above the windows are decorated with 16th and 17th century İznik tiles of variegated design and the  dome and vaults are typical of the Tulip period, which lasted from 1703 to 1730.  Tarkapi Palace Istanbul, Turkey
  • The Enderûn Library (Enderûn Kütüphanesi), also known as "Library of Sultan Ahmed III" . The walls above the windows are decorated with 16th and 17th century İznik tiles of variegated design and the  dome and vaults are typical of the Tulip period, which lasted from 1703 to 1730.  Tarkapi Palace Istanbul, Turkey
  • The Imperial Council (Dîvân-ı Hümâyûn) building where the ruling councillors held meetings. Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey
  • The Imperial Council (Dîvân-ı Hümâyûn) building where the ruling councillors held meetings. Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey
  • The Imperial Council (Dîvân-ı Hümâyûn) building where the ruling councillors held meetings. Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey
  • The Imperial Council (Dîvân-ı Hümâyûn) building where the ruling councillors held meetings. Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey
  • The Imperial Council (Dîvân-ı Hümâyûn) building where the ruling councillors held meetings. Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey
  • The Imperial Council (Dîvân-ı Hümâyûn) building where the ruling councillors held meetings. Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey
  • The Imperial Council (Dîvân-ı Hümâyûn) building where the ruling councillors held meetings. Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey
  • The Imperial Council (Dîvân-ı Hümâyûn) building where the ruling councillors held meetings. Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey
  • The Imperial Council (Dîvân-ı Hümâyûn) building where the ruling councillors held meetings. Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey
  • The Imperial Council (Dîvân-ı Hümâyûn) building where the ruling councillors held meetings. Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey
  • The Ottoman architecture of the Enderûn Library, or Library of Sultan Ahmed III and its fountain built in 1719, built in the inner courtyard of the  Topkapi Palace Istanbul
  • 9th Cent BC Neo- Hittite basalt slabs with Hieroglyphic Inscriptions about the activities of King Urhilina & his son. from Hama, Syria. Istanbul Archaeological Museum.
  • Late Hittite (Aramaean)  Basalt relief sculpture of a Bull from 9th Cent B.C, excavated from the west side of the citadel gate of Sam'al (Hittite: Yadiya) located at Zincirli Höyük in the Anti-Taurus Mountains of modern Turkey's Gaziantep Province. Istanbul Archaeological Museum Inv. No 7709.
  • Late Hittite Basalt Portal Lion sculpture from 9th Cent B.C, excavated from Palace Building P Sam'al (Hittite: Yadiya) located at Zincirli Höyük in the Anti-Taurus Mountains of modern Turkey's Gaziantep Province. Istanbul Archaeological Museum inv. No 7777.
  • Late Hittite (Aramaean)  Basalt relief sculptures  from 9th Cent B.C, excavated from the west side of the citadel gate of Sam'al (Hittite: Yadiya) located at Zincirli Höyük in the Anti-Taurus Mountains of modern Turkey's Gaziantep Province. Left Deer Buck, Inv no 7712, Middle Winged Lion inv no. 7706, Left Male with Axe Inv No. 7727. Istanbul Archaeological Museum.
  • Late Hittite (Aramaean)  Basalt Double Sphinx  sculpture from 9th Cent B.C, excavated from the entrance of Palace III Sam'al (Hittite: Yadiya) located at Zincirli Höyük in the Anti-Taurus Mountains of modern Turkey's Gaziantep Province. Istanbul Archaeological Museum Inv. No 7731.
  • Late Hittite Basalt Portal Lion sculpture from 9th Cent B.C, excavated from Palace Building P Sam'al (Hittite: Yadiya) located at Zincirli Höyük in the Anti-Taurus Mountains of modern Turkey's Gaziantep Province. Istanbul Archaeological Museum inv. No 7777.
  • Late Hittite (Aramaean) Basalt funereal Steel with a relief sculpture of a man from 9 - 8th Cent B.C, excavated from Um-Shershuh, Syria.  Istanbul Archaeological Museum Inv. No 7786.
  • 6th century Byzantine Roman mosaics of a hunters from the peristyle of the Great Palace from the reign of Emperor Justinian I. Istanbul, Turkey.
  • 6th century Byzantine Roman mosaics of a hunters from the peristyle of the Great Palace from the reign of Emperor Justinian I. Istanbul, Turkey.
  • 6th century Byzantine Roman mosaics of deer from the peristyle of the Great Palace from the reign of Emperor Justinian I. Istanbul, Turkey.
  • 6th century Byzantine Roman mosaics of a mythical Griffin from the peristyle of the Great Palace from the reign of Emperor Justinian I. Istanbul, Turkey.
  • 6th century Byzantine Roman mosaics of a hunter from the peristyle of the Great Palace from the reign of Emperor Justinian I. Istanbul, Turkey.
  • 6th century Byzantine Roman mosaics of an Eagle catching a snake from the peristyle of the Great Palace from the reign of Emperor Justinian I. Istanbul, Turkey.
  • 6th century Byzantine Roman mosaics of a man thinking, possibly a philospher, from the peristyle of the Great Palace from the reign of Emperor Justinian I. Istanbul, Turkey.
  • 6th century Byzantine Roman mosaics of a mythical Griffin from the peristyle of the Great Palace from the reign of Emperor Justinian I. Istanbul, Turkey.
  • 6th century Byzantine Roman mosaics of a man with an amphora from the peristyle of the Great Palace from the reign of Emperor Justinian I. Istanbul, Turkey.
  • 6th century Byzantine Roman mosaics of horses from the peristyle of the Great Palace from the reign of Emperor Justinian I. Istanbul, Turkey.
  • 6th century Byzantine Roman hare hunt mosaics from the peristyle of the Great Palace from the reign of Emperor Justinian I. Istanbul, Turkey.
  • 6th century Byzantine Roman hare hunt mosaics from the peristyle of the Great Palace from the reign of Emperor Justinian I. Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Sarcophagus of The Mourning Women, 4th cent. B.C Greek from the Royal Necropolis of Sidon , Chamber no I, Lebanon, Istanbul Archaeological Museum Inv. 386T  Cat. Mendel 10.
  • Satrap Sarcophagus, Paros marble from the Royal Necropolis of Sidon, Chamber no. VI. Second half of the 5th cent. B.C.  Istanbul Archaeological museum Inv 367 T.  Cat. Mendel 9
  • Sarcophagus of The Mourning Women, 4th cent. B.C Greek from the Royal Necropolis of Sidon , Chamber no I, Lebanon, Istanbul Archaeological Museum Inv. 386T  Cat. Mendel 10.
  • Alexander The Great ( Alexander III of Macedon) 4th Cent BC. Sarcophagus calved from Pentelic Marble from the Royal Necropolis of Sidon, Chamber no.III, Lebanon. Istanbul Archaeological Museum Inv. 370T Cat. Mendel 68
  • Alexander The Great ( Alexander III of Macedon) 4th Cent BC. Sarcophagus calved from Pentelic Marble from the Royal Necropolis of Sidon, Chamber no.III, Lebanon. Istanbul Archaeological Museum Inv. 370T Cat. Mendel 68
  • Sarcophagus of The Mourning Women, 4th cent. B.C Greek from the Royal Necropolis of Sidon , Chamber no I, Lebanon, Istanbul Archaeological Museum Inv. 386T  Cat. Mendel 10.
  • Sarcophagus of The Mourning Women, 4th cent. B.C Greek from the Royal Necropolis of Sidon , Chamber no I, Lebanon, Istanbul Archaeological Museum Inv. 386T  Cat. Mendel 10.
  • Sarcophagus of The Mourning Women, 4th cent. B.C Greek from the Royal Necropolis of Sidon , Chamber no I, Lebanon, Istanbul Archaeological Museum Inv. 386T  Cat. Mendel 10.
  • Greek relief sculptures of a battle on Alexander The Great ( Alexander III of Macedon )4th Cent BC. Sarcophagus calved from Pentelic Marble from the Royal Necropolis of Sidon, Chamber no.III, Lebanon. Istanbul Archaeological Museum Inv. 370T Cat. Mendel 68
  • Greek relief sculptures on Alexander The Great ( Alexander III of Macedon ) 4th Cent BC. Sarcophagus calved from Pentelic Marble from the Royal Necropolis of Sidon, Chamber no.III, Lebanon. Istanbul Archaeological Museum Inv. 370T Cat. Mendel 68
  • Greek relief sculpture of a lion hunt  on Alexander The Great ( Alexander III of Macedon )4th Cent BC. Sarcophagus calved from Pentelic Marble from the Royal Necropolis of Sidon, Chamber no.III, Lebanon. Istanbul Archaeological Museum Inv. 370T Cat. Mendel 68
  • Greek relief sculpture of a hunt  on Alexander The Great ( Alexander III of Macedon )4th Cent BC. Sarcophagus calved from Pentelic Marble from the Royal Necropolis of Sidon, Chamber no.III, Lebanon. Istanbul Archaeological Museum Inv. 370T Cat. Mendel 68
  • Greek relief sculptures of a battle on Alexander The Great ( Alexander III of Macedon )4th Cent BC. Sarcophagus calved from Pentelic Marble from the Royal Necropolis of Sidon, Chamber no.III, Lebanon. Istanbul Archaeological Museum Inv. 370T Cat. Mendel 68
  • Alexander The Great ( Alexander III of Macedon) 4th Cent BC. Sarcophagus calved from Pentelic Marble from the Royal Necropolis of Sidon, Chamber no.III, Lebanon. Istanbul Archaeological Museum Inv. 370T Cat. Mendel 68
  • Greek relief sculptures on Alexander The Great ( Alexander III of Macedon ) 4th Cent BC. Sarcophagus calved from Pentelic Marble from the Royal Necropolis of Sidon, Chamber no.III, Lebanon. Istanbul Archaeological Museum Inv. 370T Cat. Mendel 68
  • Satrap Sarcophagus, Paros marble from the Royal Necropolis of Sidon, Chamber no. VI. Second half of the 5th cent. B.C.  Istanbul Archaeological museum Inv 367 T.  Cat. Mendel 9
  • Sunset over the Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Sultanahmet Camii) or Blue Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey. Built from 1609 to 1616 during the rule of Ahmed I.
  • Sunset over the Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Sultanahmet Camii) or Blue Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey. Built from 1609 to 1616 during the rule of Ahmed I.
  • The exterior of the 6th century Byzantine (Eastern Roman) Hagia Sophia ( Ayasofya ) built by Emperor Justinian. The size of the dome was un-surpassed until the 16th century, Istanbul, Turkey
  • The exterior of the 6th century Byzantine (Eastern Roman) Hagia Sophia ( Ayasofya ) built by Emperor Justinian. The size of the dome was un-surpassed until the 16th century, Istanbul, Turkey
  • The Maiden's Tower Lighthouse at the mouth of the Bosphorus first built by the ancient Athenian general Alcibiades in 408 BC,  looking towrads from left, the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia & the Topkapi Palace on Sarayburnu or Seraglio Point , Istanbul Turkey.
  • The Yeni Camii, The New Mosque or Mosque of the Valide Sultan ordered by Safiye Sultan in 1597 with a ferry on  the banks of the Golden Horn, Istanbul Turkey.
  • The Suleymaniye Mosque (Süleymaniye Camii, 1550-1558)  on the Third Hill, Istanbul Turkey.
  • Rumelihisar (Rumelian Castle) on the banks of the Bosphorus built by the Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II between 1451 in 4 months and 16 days as part of the siege of Constantinople  before he conquered it in 1453. Istanbul Turkey
  • The Ottoman Stle Architecture of the gate of the Dolmabahçe (Dolmabahce)  Palace, built by Sultan, Abdülmecid I between 1843 and 1856. Istanbul Turkey
  • The Ottoman style eceletic mix of Baroque & neo-Classical style Architecture of the gate of the Dolmabahçe (Dolmabahce)  Palace, built by Sultan, Abdülmecid I between 1843 and 1856. Istanbul Turkey
  • historic tram of stiklal Avenue or Istiklal Street (stiklâl Caddesi, French: Grande Rue de Péra, or Independence Avenue)  one of the most famous avenues in Istanbul, Turkey
  • The base of the Egyptian Obelisk of Thutmosis III, (Dikilitas) a centre piece of the Roman Hippadrome, showing Roman Emperor Theodosius offering a laurel wreath to the victor from the Kathisma. Istanbul Turkey
  • The Courtyard of the Favourites (Gözdeler / Mabeyn Tal ve Dairesi)  was the space where Sultan Abül Hamid I lived with the  Favourite Consort of his harem, Topkapi Palace Istanbul
  • The Fountain of Sultan Ahmed III (Turkish: III. Ahmet Çemesi) is a fountain in a Turkish rococo structure built in 1728 in the style of the Tulip period,  located in the great square in front of the Imperial Gate of Topkap Palace in Istanbul, Turkey.
  • The 11th century Roman Byzantine Church of the Holy Saviour in Chora and its Anastasis fresco of the parecclesion chapel Endowed between 1315-1321 by the powerful Byzantine statesman and humanist  Theodore Metochites. Kariye Museum  Istanbul
  • The 11th century Roman Byzantine Church of the Holy Saviour in Chora and its Anastasis fresco of the parecclesion chapel. Christ is depicted saving Adam and Eve by reurecting them from their sarcophagi. Endowed between 1315-1321 by the powerful Byzantine statesman and humanist  Theodore Metochites. Kariye Museum  Istanbul
  • The 11th century Roman Byzantine Church of the Holy Saviour in Chora and its Anastasis fresco of the parecclesion chapel. Christ is depicted saving Adam and Eve by reurecting them from their sarcophagi. Endowed between 1315-1321 by the powerful Byzantine statesman and humanist  Theodore Metochites. Kariye Museum  Istanbul
  • The 11th century Roman Byzantine Church of the Holy Saviour in Chora and its mosaic of Joseph. Endowed between 1315-1321  by the powerful Byzantine statesman and humanist Theodore Metochites. Istanbul
  • The 11th century Roman Byzantine Church of the Holy Saviour in Chora and a fresco of the Virgin Mary and Jesus in the parecclesion chapel Endowed between 1315-1321 by the powerful Byzantine statesman and humanist  Theodore Metochites. Kariye Museum  Istanbul
  • The 11th century Roman Byzantine Church of the Holy Saviour in Chora and its mosaic of Saint George. Endowed between 1315-1321  by the powerful Byzantine statesman and humanist Theodore Metochites. Istanbul
  • The 11th century Roman Byzantine Church of the Holy Saviour in Chora and its mosaics endowed between 1315-1321  by the powerful Byzantine statesman and humanist Theodore Metochites. Istanbul
  • The 11th century Roman Byzantine Church of the Holy Saviour in Chora and its mosaic of the miracle of Christ turning water into wine.  Endowed between 1315-1321  by the powerful Byzantine statesman and humanist Theodore Metochites. Kariye Museum, Istanbul
  • The 11th century Roman Byzantine Church of the Holy Saviour in Chora and its mosaic of the Virgin Mary praying. Endowed between 1315-1321  by the powerful Byzantine statesman and humanist Theodore Metochites. Kariye Museum, Istanbul
  • The 11th century Roman Byzantine Church of the Holy Saviour in Chora and its mosaic of the Khalke Jesus so called because it was inspired by and icon from the Khalke Palace.  Endowed between 1315-1321  by the powerful Byzantine statesman and humanist Theodore Metochites. Kariye Museum, Istanbul
  • The 11th century Roman Byzantine Church of the Holy Saviour in Chora and its mosaic of Satan trying to deceive Jesus (panel D-8). Endowed between 1315-1321  by the powerful Byzantine statesman and humanist Theodore Metochites. Kariye Museum, Istanbul
  • The 11th century Roman Byzantine Church of the Holy Saviour in Chora and its mosaic of Theodore Metochites presenting a model of the Chora church to Christ (panel I-48). Endowed between 1315-1321  by the powerful Byzantine statesman and humanist Theodore Metochites. Kariye Museum, Istanbul
  • The 11th century Roman Byzantine Church of the Holy Saviour in Chora and its mosaic of the procession of the Virgins. Endowed between 1315-1321  by the powerful Byzantine statesman and humanist Theodore Metochites. Kariye Museum, Istanbul
  • The 11th century Roman Byzantine Church of the Holy Saviour in Chora and its mosaic of the procession of the Virgins. Endowed between 1315-1321  by the powerful Byzantine statesman and humanist Theodore Metochites. Kariye Museum, Istanbul
  • The 11th century Roman Byzantine Church of the Holy Saviour in Chora and its mosaic of the miracle of Christ turning water into wine.  Endowed between 1315-1321  by the powerful Byzantine statesman and humanist Theodore Metochites. Kariye Museum, Istanbul
  • The 11th century Roman Byzantine Church of the Holy Saviour in Chora and its mosaic of Joseph and Mary and the enrollment for the census for taxation (panelA-2). Endowed between 1315-1321  by the powerful Byzantine statesman and humanist Theodore Metochites. Kariye Museum, Istanbul
  • The 11th century Roman Byzantine Church of the Holy Saviour in Chora and its mosaic of the giving of the verdant stick with shoots that indicated joseph as Mary's fiance (panel H-43).  Endowed between 1315-1321  by the powerful Byzantine statesman and humanist Theodore Metochites. Kariye Museum, Istanbul
  • The 11th century Roman Byzantine Church of the Holy Saviour in Chora and its mosaic of Joseph and Mary and the enrollment for the census for taxation (panel A-2). Endowed between 1315-1321  by the powerful Byzantine statesman and humanist Theodore Metochites. Kariye Museum, Istanbul
  • The 11th century Roman Byzantine Church of the Holy Saviour in Chora and its mosaic of the Three Kings (Magi) in audience with King Herod (panel D-14).  Endowed between 1315-1321  by the powerful Byzantine statesman and humanist Theodore Metochites. Kariye Museum, Istanbul
  • The 11th century Roman Byzantine Church of the Holy Saviour in Chora and its mosaic of Saint George. Endowed between 1315-1321  by the powerful Byzantine statesman and humanist Theodore Metochites. Kariye Museum, Istanbul
  • The 11th century Roman Byzantine Church of the Holy Saviour in Chora and its mosaic of an angel breaking the Good news to Mary of he forthcoming Virgin Birth (panel G-39).  Endowed between 1315-1321  by the powerful Byzantine statesman and humanist Theodore Metochites. Kariye Museum, Istanbul
  • The 11th century Roman Byzantine Church of the Holy Saviour in Chora and its mosaic of Christ Pantocrator over the door leading to the second narex. Endowed between 1315-1321  by the powerful Byzantine statesman and humanist Theodore Metochites. Kariye Museum, Istanbul
  • The 11th century Roman Byzantine Church of the Holy Saviour in Chora and its mosaic of Christ Pantocrator over the door leading to the second narex. Endowed between 1315-1321  by the powerful Byzantine statesman and humanist Theodore Metochites. Kariye Museum, Istanbul
  • The 11th century Roman Byzantine Church of the Holy Saviour in Chora and its mosaic of the death of the Virgin Mary (panel 50-a). Endowed between 1315-1321  by the powerful Byzantine statesman and humanist Theodore Metochites. Kariye Museum, Istanbul
  • The 11th century Roman Byzantine Church of the Holy Saviour in Chora and its mosaic of Christ Pantocrator over the door leading to the second narex. Endowed between 1315-1321  by the powerful Byzantine statesman and humanist Theodore Metochites. Kariye Museum, Istanbul
  • The 11th century Roman Byzantine Church of the Holy Saviour in Chora and a fresco of a saint in parecclesion chapel Endowed between 1315-1321 by the powerful Byzantine statesman and humanist  Theodore Metochites. Kariye Museum  Istanbul
  • The 11th century Roman Byzantine Church of the Holy Saviour in Chora and its Anastasis fresco of the parecclesion chapel. Christ is depicted saving Adam and Eve by reurecting them from their sarcophagi. Endowed between 1315-1321 by the powerful Byzantine statesman and humanist  Theodore Metochites. Kariye Museum  Istanbul
  • The 11th century Roman Byzantine Church of the Holy Saviour in Chora and the fresco in the dome of the parecclesion of the Virgin Mary and twelve angels .Endowed between 1315-1321 by the powerful Byzantine statesman and humanist  Theodore Metochites. Kariye Museum  Istanbul
  • The 11th century Roman Byzantine Church of the Holy Saviour in Chora and its Anastasis fresco of Jesus Christ in the parecclesion chapel Endowed between 1315-1321 by the powerful Byzantine statesman and humanist  Theodore Metochites. Kariye Museum  Istanbul
  • The 11th century Roman Byzantine Church of the Holy Saviour in Chora and a fresco of an angel in the parecclesion chapel Endowed between 1315-1321 by the powerful Byzantine statesman and humanist  Theodore Metochites. Kariye Museum  Istanbul
  • The 11th century Roman Byzantine Church of the Holy Saviour in Chora and its Anastasis fresco of the parecclesion chapel Endowed between 1315-1321 by the powerful Byzantine statesman and humanist  Theodore Metochites. Kariye Museum  Istanbul
  • The  Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey
  • The exterior of the 6th century Byzantine (Eastern Roman) Hagia Sophia ( Ayasofya ) built by Emperor Justinian. The size of the dome was un-surpassed until the 16th century, Istanbul, Turkey
  • The exterior of the 6th century Byzantine (Eastern Roman) Hagia Sophia ( Ayasofya ) built by Emperor Justinian. The size of the dome was un-surpassed until the 16th century, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Glazed ceramic Ottoman Arabesque Iznik tiled window facade from Haseki Hürrem ( Roxelana or Alexandra Lisowska ) Sultan Medrese, a type of religious school built by Her Imperial Higness , Imperial Princess Consort of the Ottoman Empire, wife of Suleyman the Magnificent, in 1540. From the Pavillion of the Istanbul Archaeological Museum, Inv. 41/543.
  • Glazed ceramic Ottoman Arabesque Iznik tiled window facade from Haseki Hürrem ( Roxelana or Alexandra Lisowska ) Sultan Medrese, a type of religious school built by Her Imperial Higness , Imperial Princess Consort of the Ottoman Empire, wife of Suleyman the Magnificent, in 1540. From the Pavillion of the Istanbul Archaeological Museum, Inv. 41/543.
  • Glazed ceramic Ottoman Arabesque Iznik tiled window facade from Haseki Hürrem ( Roxelana or Alexandra Lisowska ) Sultan Medrese, a type of religious school built by Her Imperial Higness , Imperial Princess Consort of the Ottoman Empire, wife of Suleyman the Magnificent, in 1540. From the Pavillion of the Istanbul Archaeological Museum, Inv. 41/543.
  • Glazed ceramic Ottoman Arabesque Iznik tiled window facade from Haseki Hürrem ( Roxelana or Alexandra Lisowska ) Sultan Medrese, a type of religious school built by Her Imperial Higness , Imperial Princess Consort of the Ottoman Empire, wife of Suleyman the Magnificent, in 1540. From the Pavillion of the Istanbul Archaeological Museum, Inv. 41/544.
  • Glazed ceramic Ottoman Arabesque Iznik tiled window facade from Haseki Hürrem ( Roxelana or Alexandra Lisowska ) Sultan Medrese, a type of religious school built by Her Imperial Higness , Imperial Princess Consort of the Ottoman Empire, wife of Suleyman the Magnificent, in 1540. From the Pavillion of the Istanbul Archaeological Museum, Inv. 41/544.
  • Glazed ceramic Ottoman arabesque Iznik Polychrome Lunette  tiled  window facade. In the Pavillion of the Istanbul Archaeological Museum, Inv. 41/545.
  • Glazed ceramic Ottoman arabesque Iznik Polychrome Lunette  tiled  window facade. In the Pavillion of the Istanbul Archaeological Museum, Inv. 41/545.
  • Glazed ceramic Ottoman arabesque Iznik Polychrome Lunette  tiled  window facade. In the Pavillion of the Istanbul Archaeological Museum, Inv. 41/545.
  • The Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Sultanahmet Camii) or Blue Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey. Built from 1609 to 1616 during the rule of Ahmed I.
  • The Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Sultanahmet Camii) or Blue Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey at sunset. Built from 1609 to 1616 during the rule of Ahmed I.
  • The Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Sultanahmet Camii) or Blue Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey at night. Built from 1609 to 1616 during the rule of Ahmed I.
  • The Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Sultanahmet Camii) or Blue Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey. Built from 1609 to 1616 during the rule of Ahmed I.
  • The Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Sultanahmet Camii) or Blue Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey. Built from 1609 to 1616 during the rule of Ahmed I.
  • Sunset over the Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Sultanahmet Camii) or Blue Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey. Built from 1609 to 1616 during the rule of Ahmed I.
  • Tomb of Enrico Dandolo the infamous 41st Doge of Venice who persuaded the Fourth Crusade to Sack Constantinople on April 13, 1204. Hagia Sophia, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Ottoman style İznik ceramic tiles of the Tomb of Sultan Murad III in the outer courtyard of Aya Sophia. Built in in 1599 by Architect Davud Agha and his assistant Dalgıç Ahmet Agha, it is one of the largest Ottoman tombs with its hexagon layout, double domes, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Ottoman style İznik ceramic tiles of the Tomb of Sultan Murad III in the outer courtyard of Aya Sophia. Built in in 1599 by Architect Davud Agha and his assistant Dalgıç Ahmet Agha, it is one of the largest Ottoman tombs with its hexagon layout, double domes, Istanbul, Turkey
  • The Tomb & sacrophaguses of Ottoman  Sultan Murad III and his family in the outer courtyard of Aya Sophia. Built in in 1599 by Architect Davud Agha and his assistant Dalgıç Ahmet Agha, it is one of the largest Ottoman tombs with its hexagon layout and İznik ceramic tiles, double domes, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Ottoman style Tomb of Sultan Selim II in the outer courtyard of Aya Sophia. Built in in 1577 the exterior is white marble and İznik ceramic tiles , Istanbul, Turkey
  • Entrance to the Ottoman style Tomb of Sultan Selim II in the outer courtyard of Aya Sophia. Built in in 1577 the exterior is white marble and İznik ceramic tiles , Istanbul, Turkey
  • Entrance to the Ottoman style Tomb of Sultan Selim II in the outer courtyard of Aya Sophia. Built in in 1577 the exterior is white marble and İznik ceramic tiles , Istanbul, Turkey
  • Interior & Iznik Tiles of the Ottoman style İznik ceramic tiles of the Tomb of Sultan Selim II in the outer courtyard of Aya Sophia. Built in in 1577 , Istanbul, Turkey
  • Interior & Iznik Tiles of the Ottoman style İznik ceramic tiles of the Tomb of Sultan Selim II in the outer courtyard of Aya Sophia. Built in in 1577 , Istanbul, Turkey
  • Interior & Iznik Tiles of the Ottoman style İznik ceramic tiles of the Tomb of Sultan Selim II in the outer courtyard of Aya Sophia. Built in in 1577 , Istanbul, Turkey
  • Interior & Iznik Tiles of the Ottoman style İznik ceramic tiles of the Tomb of Sultan Selim II in the outer courtyard of Aya Sophia. Built in in 1577 , Istanbul, Turkey
  • Interior & Iznik Tiles of the Ottoman style İznik ceramic tiles of the Tomb of Sultan Selim II in the outer courtyard of Aya Sophia. Built in in 1577 , Istanbul, Turkey
  • Interior & Iznik Tiles of the Ottoman style İznik ceramic tiles of the Tomb of Sultan Selim II in the outer courtyard of Aya Sophia. Built in in 1577 , Istanbul, Turkey
  • 6th century Byzantine Roman mosaics of a man thinking, possibly a philospher, from the peristyle of the Great Palace from the reign of Emperor Justinian I. Istanbul, Turkey.
  • 6th century Byzantine Roman mosaics of a mythical Griffin from the peristyle of the Great Palace from the reign of Emperor Justinian I. Istanbul, Turkey.
  • 6th century Byzantine Roman mosaics of a man with an amphora from the peristyle of the Great Palace from the reign of Emperor Justinian I. Istanbul, Turkey.
  • 6th century Byzantine Roman mosaics of a man from the peristyle of the Great Palace from the reign of Emperor Justinian I. Istanbul, Turkey.
  • 6th century Byzantine Roman hare hunt mosaics from the peristyle of the Great Palace from the reign of Emperor Justinian I. Istanbul, Turkey.
  • 6th century Byzantine Roman mosaics of a hunters from the peristyle of the Great Palace from the reign of Emperor Justinian I. Istanbul, Turkey.
  • 6th century Byzantine Roman mosaics of a hunters from the peristyle of the Great Palace from the reign of Emperor Justinian I. Istanbul, Turkey.
  • 6th century Byzantine Roman mosaics of a mythical Griffin from the peristyle of the Great Palace from the reign of Emperor Justinian I. Istanbul, Turkey.
  • 6th century Byzantine Roman mosaics of a hunter from the peristyle of the Great Palace from the reign of Emperor Justinian I. Istanbul, Turkey.
  • 6th century Byzantine Roman mosaics of an Eagle catching a snake from the peristyle of the Great Palace from the reign of Emperor Justinian I. Istanbul, Turkey.
  • 6th century Byzantine Roman mosaics of goats from the peristyle of the Great Palace from the reign of Emperor Justinian I. Istanbul, Turkey.
  • 6th century Byzantine Roman lion mosaics from the peristyle of the Great Palace from the reign of Emperor Justinian I. Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Entrance to the inner courtyards of the  Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Ottoman. designed tiled rooms of the Crown Prince in the Harem of the  Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Ottoman. designed tiled rooms of the Crown Prince in the Harem of the  Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Ottoman. designed tiled rooms of the Crown Prince in the Harem of the  Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Ottoman. designed tiled rooms of the Crown Prince in the Harem of the  Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Ottoman. designed tiled rooms of the Crown Prince in the Harem of the  Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Ottoman. designed tiled rooms of the Crown Prince in the Harem of the  Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Ottoman. designed tiled rooms of the Crown Prince in the Harem of the  Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Ottoman. designed tiled rooms of the Crown Prince in the Harem of the  Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Ottoman. designed tiled rooms of the Crown Prince in the Harem of the  Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey
  • The Ottoman architecture of the Privy Chamber of Sultan Murad III decorated with 16th century Iznk tiles. Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey
  • The Ottoman architecture of the Privy Chamber of Sultan Murad III decorated with 16th century Iznk tiles. Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey
  • The Ottoman architecture of the Privy Chamber of Sultan Murad III decorated with 16th century Iznk tiles. Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey
  • The Ottoman architecture of the Privy Chamber of Sultan Murad III decorated with 16th century Iznk tiles. Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey
  • The Ottoman architecture of the Privy Chamber of Sultan Murad III decorated with 16th century Iznk tiles. Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey
  • The Ottoman architecture of the Privy Chamber of Sultan Murad III decorated with 16th century Iznk tiles. Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Tiled passage to the Privy Chamber of Sultan Murad III. Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Tiled room and Ottoman architecture of the Harem. Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Tiled room and Ottoman architecture of the Harem. Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey
  • The apartments of the Queen Mother in the Harem of the Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey
  • The apartments of the Queen Mother in the Harem of the Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey
  • The apartments of the Queen Mother in the Harem of the Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey
  • The apartments of the Queen Mother in the Harem of the Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey
  • The apartments of the Queen Mother in the Harem of the Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey
  • The apartments of the Queen Mother in the Harem of the Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey
  • The apartments of the Queen Mother in the Harem of the Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Courtyard of the Eunuchs in the Harem. Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey
  • The Imperial Council (Dîvân-ı Hümâyûn) building where the ruling councillors held meetings. Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Marble Roman Statue of the Muse of Music ( Euterpe ) playing the lyre. , 2nd cent. AD, from Miletus (Balat, Soke ). Istanbul Archaeological museum Inv 2002 T.  Cat. Mendel 116
  • Moulding of 8th Cent. BC late Hittite rock relief . Warpalas, King of Tyana land, praying in front of a plant & storm god Tarhunza. From Ivriz (Konya, Ergeli) Turkey. Istanbul Archaeological Museum Inv. No 7869.
  • Late Hittite (Aramaean)  Basalt relief sculpture of an Aslan Lion from 9th Cent B.C, excavated from the west side of the citadel gate of Sam'al (Hittite: Yadiya) located at Zincirli Höyük in the Anti-Taurus Mountains of modern Turkey's Gaziantep Province. Istanbul Archaeological Museum Inv. No 7727.
  • Late Hittite Basalt funereal Steel with a relief sculpture of a warrior from 9 - 8th Cent B.C, excavated from Arslan Tash (Turkish; Arslan Lion, Taş Stone), ancient Hadātu, is an archaeological site in northern Syria 30km east of the Euphrates River and nearby the town of Ain al-Arab. Istanbul Archaeological Museum Inv. No 1981.
  • 6th century Byzantine Roman mosaics of goats from the peristyle of the Great Palace from the reign of Emperor Justinian I. Istanbul, Turkey.
  • 6th century Byzantine Roman mosaics of a race from the peristyle of the Great Palace from the reign of Emperor Justinian I. Istanbul, Turkey.
  • 6th century Byzantine Roman mosaics of a man from the peristyle of the Great Palace from the reign of Emperor Justinian I. Istanbul, Turkey.
  • 6th century Byzantine Roman lion mosaics from the peristyle of the Great Palace from the reign of Emperor Justinian I. Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Sarcophagus of The Mourning Women, 4th cent. B.C Greek from the Royal Necropolis of Sidon , Chamber no I, Lebanon, Istanbul Archaeological Museum Inv. 386T  Cat. Mendel 10.

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