Turkish Cargo carried the 1700 years old “Cybele” statue to Turkey

  • Posted on December 14, 2020

Turkish Cargo brought the statue of the mother goddess "Cybele" dated back to the 3rd century A.D back to its home. The statue was trafficked abroad back in 1970.

 Performing with the utmost care for the shipments of historical artifacts, Turkish Cargo brought the Statue of Cybele, the mother goddess which is believed to be the symbol and guardian of abundance, back to the lands it belongs after nearly 60 years.

 The Statue of Kybele, which was brought to Istanbul from New York on December 12 with the sponsorship of Turkish Airlines following great legal efforts of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, will be exhibited in the Istanbul Archeology Museum for a set amount of time.

 In the recent years, Turkish Cargo carried historical artifacts from Topkapı and Dolmabahce Palaces to Japan, contributed to the return of the missing pieces of the Gypsy Girl Mosaic to its homeland, carried more than 50 masterpieces from Paris Louvre Museum to Tehran, successfully transported the Sarcophagus of Hercules of the Roman Era from Geneva to Istanbul with its specialized teams of experts working meticulously on these sensitive and significant operations that require the utmost care.

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