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Monuments: Aphrodisias: South Agora

The South Agora at Aphrodisias was the city's second most important public plaza after the North Agora. In was originally laid out in the early 1st century AD. In its final form it was surrounded on its northern, western and southern sides with colonnades decorated with a mask and garland frieze. Access on the eastern side was provided via the monumental Agora Gate. The Basilica and the Hadrianic Baths opened on to the South Agora. Running along the centre of the South Agora was a monumental pool. More

Chaisemartin, N. de (1999). ‘Technical aspects of the sculptural decoration at Aphrodisias in Caria’, in M. Schvoerer, N. Herz, K. A. Holbrow, S. Sturman (eds). Archéomatériaux: marbres et autres roches: ASMOSIA IV, Bordeaux-Talence, 9-13 octobre 1995 : actes de la IVème Conférence internationale de l'Association pour l'étude des marbres et autres roches utilisés dans le passé. Bordeaux: 261–7.

Waelkens, M. (1987). ‘Notes d'architecture sur l'agora et le portique de Tibère à Aphrodisias de Carie’, in J. de La Genière, K. T. Erim, N. de Chaisemartin (eds). Aphrodisias de Carie: Colloque du Centre de recherches archéologiques de l'Université de Lille III, 13 novembre 1985. Paris: 123–9.

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Type
Architecture
Material
Aphrodisian marble (Visual identification)  
Date
post ad 1 - pre ad 100 
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Aphrodisias 

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