The South Gate of the Agora

The South Gate of the Agora (HM265Q)

Location: , İzmir 35920 Selçuk
Country: Turkey

N 37° 56.361', E 27° 20.469'

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The richly ornamented gate was financed by imperial freedmen Mazaeus and Mithridates in 2 B.C. The refined articulation of the southern façade with alternating projecting and re-entrant elements, as well as the use of arches and beams, was repeated in the original side wings of the building. Statues of the imperial family stood on the inscribed attic zone. The unadorned northern side was connected to the Agora Hall.
The re-erection of the gate (1982-1988) was made possible by Anton Kallinger-Prskawetz.
HM NumberHM265Q
Placed ByRepublic of Turkey Ministry of Culture and Tourism, and the Österreichisches Archaeology Institute
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Date Added Friday, March 23rd, 2018 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)26S E 470023 N 4199140
Decimal Degrees37.93935000, 27.34115000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 56.361', E 27° 20.469'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 56' 21.6600" N, 27° 20' 28.1400" E
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near Efes Harabeleri, İzmir 35920, TR
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