Mosaic floors highlight Byzantine excavations in Turkey

“During these excavations, we found the ruins of a church and mosaics that are believed to date from the late Roman and Byzantine periods,” said Provincial Culture and Tourism Director Abdullah Kılıç about recent excavations in Isparta, Turkey. (photo)

Archaeologists found the ruins of a late Roman, early Byzantine church, complete with geometric mosaic floors, in the southern province of Isparta’s Kaletepe region. Official plan to protect the uncovered structures from the weather as restoration continues.