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Monuments: Aphrodisias: Basilica Reliefs

The Civil Basilica was one of the most important civic structures at Aphrodisias. Built in the Flavian period it is one of the largest known in Asia Minor. In Late Antiquity, the interior of the basilica was decorated with a series of new reliefs depicting foundations myths of Aphrodisias. More

Yıldırım, B. (2004). ‘Identities and empire: local mythology and the self- representation of Aphrodisias’, in B. E. Borg (ed.). Paideia: the world of the Second Sophistic (Millennium-Studien 2). Berlin: 23–52.

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Type
Relief
Material
Aphrodisian marble (Visual identification)  
Date
post ad 300 - pre ad 450 
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Aphrodisias 

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