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TURKEY-ARCHAEOLOGY-MOSAIC-ORPHEUS

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A security officer stands near the ceramic mosaic 'Orpheus' at the Istanbul Archaeology Museum on December 11, 2012. Turkish Culture and Tourism Minister Ertugrul Gunay introduced a ceramic mosaic from the mythic poet Orpheus that was brought back to Turkey from the Dallas Museum of Art and unveiled to the media at a ceremony in Istanbul on December 8. The Dallas Museum of Art returned the Orpheus Mosaic to Turkey after learning the piece was likely looted from an archaeological site in Turkey following a memorandum of understanding signed between Turkish officials and the Dallas Museum of Art. AFP PHOTO/BULENT KILIC (Photo credit should read BULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images)
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A security officer stands near the ceramic mosaic 'Orpheus' at the Istanbul Archaeology Museum on December 11, 2012. Turkish Culture and Tourism Minister Ertugrul Gunay introduced a ceramic mosaic from the mythic poet Orpheus that was brought back to Turkey from the Dallas Museum of Art and unveiled to the media at a ceremony in Istanbul on December 8. The Dallas Museum of Art returned the Orpheus Mosaic to Turkey after learning the piece was likely looted from an archaeological site in Turkey following a memorandum of understanding signed between Turkish officials and the Dallas Museum of Art. AFP PHOTO/BULENT KILIC (Photo credit should read BULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images)
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December 11, 2012
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A security officer stands near the ceramic mosaic 'Orpheus' at the... News Photo 158209111Archaeology,Arts Culture and Entertainment,Ceramic,Horizontal,Istanbul,Mosaic,Officer,Orpheus,Security,StandPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPA security officer stands near the ceramic mosaic 'Orpheus' at the Istanbul Archaeology Museum on December 11, 2012. Turkish Culture and Tourism Minister Ertugrul Gunay introduced a ceramic mosaic from the mythic poet Orpheus that was brought back to Turkey from the Dallas Museum of Art and unveiled to the media at a ceremony in Istanbul on December 8. The Dallas Museum of Art returned the Orpheus Mosaic to Turkey after learning the piece was likely looted from an archaeological site in Turkey following a memorandum of understanding signed between Turkish officials and the Dallas Museum of Art. AFP PHOTO/BULENT KILIC (Photo credit should read BULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images)