Famous Tetrapylon Gate in Aphrodisias, in Turkey. This is off the beaten path so very few tourists compared to Ephesus. This Roman town was a tribute to goddess Aphrodite. The ruins are spectacular with the largest stadium (30,000) in Anatolia.
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Roman relief sculpture, Aphrodisias, Turkey, Images of Roman art bas reliefs from the mauseleum of Julius Zoilus.
The ancient Temple of Aphrodite, the love goddess ~ is located in Aphrodisias, Turkey. All that remains of the temple consists of 14 of the 40 Ionic columns and the foundations of the cellar section.
Roman relief sculpture, Aphrodisias, Turkey. Prometheus is screaming in pain. Zeus had given him a terrible punishment for giving fire to man: he was tied to the Caucasus mountains and had his liver picked out daily by an eagle. Herakles shot the eagle and is undoing the first manacle. He wears his trade mark lion-skin and thrown his club to one side. A small mountain nymph, holding a throwing stick appears amongst the rocks.
Roman relief sculpture, Aphrodisias, Turkey, from the mauseleum of Julius Zoilus.
Promethus freed by Hercules. Roman relief sculpture. Aphrodisias Turkey.