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Meanwhile in the Mountains: Sagalassos


November 27, 2019 – August 23, 2020
Attendance free

Yapı Kredi Kültür Sanat, İstiklal Cad 161, Galatasaray, Beyoğlu, 34433 İstanbul

Yapı Kredi Cultural Activities is staging an online version of its current exhibition Meanwhile in the Mountains: Sagalassos. The exhibition introduces visitors to the ancient city of Sagalassos, founded on the southern slopes of the Taurus mountain range, and the history of the region of Pisidia. The exhibition displays 368 objects from the Burdur Archaeology Museum and is the result of collaboration between the Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism, the Directorate General for Cultural Heritage and Museums and KU Leuven University, Belgium.

The exhibition contains many and divergent historical objects, from mammoth bones from the Burdur region to massive statues of the Roman emperors Marcus Aurelius and Hadrian. Other objects include terracotta figurines of gods, goddesses and heroes, a statuette of Alexander the Great, stone tools, decorative items, cooking and food vessels from Sagalassos and the region of Pisidia from different periods.

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