The Nymphaeum, ancient City of Perge

 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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