The Nymphaeum, ancient City of Perge
Name: The Nymphaeum, ancient City of Perge
Place: Near Antalya, (Mediterranean) Turkey
View: This photograph shows the nymphaeum ponds which were located at the base of the hills and facilitated the collection of water and its delivery via channel to the city. The building, also meant to have a social/recreational purpose, was ornamented by the reclining figure of the river god, Kestros.
Date: 2nd century CE, Roman Imperial Period
Architects: Commissioned by the city benefactress Plancia Magna
Catalogue No. ZT0327
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