Saricanta visited the SANLIURFA ARCHAEOLOGY AND MOSAIC MUSEUM just for you.
Where is Sanliurfa Archaeology and Mosaic Museum exactly ?
Sanliurfa Archaeology and Mosaic Museum is in the town. It takes ten minutes walking distance from Pool of Abraham (Balıklıgol) . Museum Map is here. To get more information about Pool of Abraham and Sanliurfa this is saricanta’s Sanliurfa post.
Why to visit Sanliurfa Archaeology and Mosaic Museum ?
The museum invites you to travel through time. Your travel will be in chronologic order. You will step into new age easily. It will start from Paleothic Age. It will conitnue with Neolithic, Kalkolithic, Bronze Age. Get ready, it is waiting in a museum.
As you know, Gobeklitepe ‘Potbelly Hill’ is in Paleothic Age. There is a remarkable place for Göbeklitepe. To read Gobeklitepe post click here.
Can I visit Sanliurfa Archaeology and Mosaic Museum every day ?
Unfortunately, no. It is open except Mondays.
In addition, accordings to instructions museums and archaeologic sites open at 1 p.m. in the first day of religious holidays.
When do Sanliurfa Archaeology and Mosaic Museum open and closefee of ?
In winter ( 3rd Oct – 14th April ) it opens at 8 a.m. and closes at 7 p.m. .
In summer ( 15th April – 2nd Oct ) it opens at 8 a.m. and closes at 5 p.m. .
Can I take photos in Sanliurfa Archaeology and Mosaic Museum ?
Yes. You can take photos in there.
How can I visit Sanliurfa Archaeology and Mosaic Museum ?
You can take just a ticket for both Archaeology and Mosaic Museum.
Should I pay money for Sanliurfa Archaeology and Mosaic Museum ?
Ticket is 12 TL. (about 2,20 usd or 1,13 euro)
Saricanta, how did you visit Sanliurfa Archaeology and Mosaic Museum ?
If you live in a city, you do not want to visit each corners so fast. I went to these musesum last April. That was so perfect designed museum. Travelling through time takes some time.
What’s your personal opinon about Sanliurfa Archaeology and Mosaic Museum ?
It is better museum than I expected.
Some of the exhabited ruins are drawn my attract. In the section of blessings, I was going to pass them quickly, but went back to read about them. This is yellow warning ‘museum takes much time and it worths.”
Why this sculpture is here ?
Balıklıgol Statue or Urfa Man dates back to the years BC 11500. It is known as the world’s oldest sculpture on earth.
I would like to call Sanliurfa Archaeology and Mosaic Museum. Telephone number ?
Telephone number of the museum is +904143125332 .
Hey saricanta, give us more information, please.
In the entry;
- Stone ruins from Assyra, Babil ve Hittites,
- tinderboxed cutleries, stone idol worships and pots from Neolithic Age,
- Geometrical figured ceramics, seals, (pithos), tile made necklace parts from Chalcolithic period.
in Old Bronze Age,
- dated ware impressions of stamp cube parts,
- cylinder and stamp seals,
- figured pot parts,
- animal figures,
- metal wares, gifts of jewelry,
- idol worships and a great variety of ruins are waiting for you.
in Ethnographic ruins section;
- local based textiles,
- silver and bronze gift of jewelery,
- some examples for handicrafts,
- local carvedextending wooden doors ve casements,
- caligraphic works,
- handwritten Korans are waiting for you.
I guess, you forgot the mosaic museum, didn’t you ?
Nooo. Saricanta loves mosaics. Of course, saricanta did not forget them.
How can I forget those figures tell us hunting scenes of Amazon women, some people and animals on mosaics. In addittion, those mosaics assembled from the stones collected in Euprahtes River.
footnote: ( resourced site is here.)