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Aphrodisias Museum & Archaeology Site Turkey - Pictures & Images of -





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Pictures of the art, artefacts & antiquities of Aphrodisias Museum, Turkey.

Originally found any the Ancient Greeks as a city of Magna Grecia, Aphrodisias was dedicated to the goddess Aphrodite (Roman Venus). The city grew to become an important Greek and later a Roman city.

Aphrodisias was built near a marble quarry that was extensively exploited in the Hellenistic and Roman periods, and sculpture in marble from Aphrodisias became famous in the Roman world. Many...
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