Izmir Metropolitan Municipality will determine the road map for bringing the Zeus Altar to its homeland, Bergama. The meeting to be held with the participation of experts will be held tomorrow at Bergama Cultural Center at 14.00:XNUMX.
Izmir Metropolitan Municipality will organize a meeting to determine the road map for bringing the Zeus Altar, whose parts were smuggled to Germany in the 1800s, to its homeland Bergama.
İzmir Metropolitan Municipality Council Member Nezih Özuyar will moderate the meeting to be held at 14.00 at Bergama Cultural Center. The opening speeches were made by the Mayor of Bergama, Hakan Koştu, and the Mayor of İzmir Metropolitan Municipality. Tunç SoyerAt the meeting to be held by Çanakkale 18 Mart University, Assoc. Dr. Ali Sönmez, Archeology and Art Publications Editor-in-Chief Archaeologist Nezih Başgelen, journalist Ömer Erbil, İzmir Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Advisor Güven Eken will each make a technical presentation on the Zeus Altar.
İzmir Metropolitan Municipality Council unanimously decided at its meeting dated August 12, 2020 to start the work to bring the Altar of Zeus back to its homeland, Bergama.
The ancient city of Bergama entered the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage List in 2014, becoming the world's 999th cultural heritage.