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Near Selçuk in Selçuk (district), Izmir Province, Turkey
 

Peristyle Courtyard of Dwelling Unit 6

Oturma Birimi 6'nın Peristil Avlusu

 

—Peristylhof der Wohneinheit 6 —

 
Peristyle Courtyard of Dwelling Unit 6 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 2, 2015
1. Peristyle Courtyard of Dwelling Unit 6 Marker
Captions (English / Turkish): 1. Evidence of the destruction of the peristyle courtyard (38b) / Peristil avlunun (38b) tahrip anı; 2. View of the peristyle courtyard / Oturma Birimi 6'nın peristilavlusu (31a); 3. Aedicula for domestic cult (31b) / Ev kültü için aedikula (31b).
Inscription. English:
Originally the perıstyle courtyard (31a) of Dwelling Unit 6 featuring 8 columns had at least two floors. The perıstyle made accessible the Northern and Western rooms, but also the large hall (31) in the south. Floors and walls are decorated with marble fittings, a basın is installed along the south side of the courtyard. According to the aedicula and to traces of a wooden wall cupboard on its North sıde room 31b was used for religious activities.

Turkish:
Oturma Birimi 6'nın 4 x 4 sütunlu peristil avlusu (31a) özgün haliyle en az iki katliydi. Buradan hen kuzeydeki ve batıkaki odalara de güneydeki büyük salona (31) ulaşılabilmekteydi Zemin ve duvarlarda mermer kaplama, güneydeki sütun sırası boyunca küçük bir çeşme havuzu görülmektedir Kuzey bitişikteki oda (31b) ise kuzey duvardaki bir aedicula ve eskiden ahşaptan imal edilmiş bu gömme dolabın kalıntıları nedeniyle en kültünün bulunduǧu mekan olarak tanımlanmıştır.

German: To read the German text, click on the marker image to enlarge it.
 
Erected by Kültür ve Turizm Bakanlıǧı and Osterreichisches Archaologisches Institut.
 
Location.
Peristyle Courtyard of Dwelling Unit 6 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 2, 2015
2. Peristyle Courtyard of Dwelling Unit 6 Marker
37° 56.3′ N, 27° 20.492′ E. Marker is near Selçuk, Izmir Province, in Selçuk (district). Marker can be reached from Efes Yolu just from Dr. Sabri Yayla Boulevard (Route D515). Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Selçuk, Izmir Province 35920, Turkey.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Hellenistic Fountain and the Hexagon (within shouting distance of this marker); Terrace House 2 (within shouting distance of this marker); The So-Called Alytarchs' Stoa (within shouting distance of this marker); Graffiti in Terrace House 2 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Temple of Hadrian (within shouting distance of this marker); The Latrine (within shouting distance of this marker); Terrace House 1 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Nymphaeum Traiani (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Selçuk.
 
More about this marker. This marker is at Terrace House 2 on the grounds of the Roman city of Ephesus (Efes).
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 250 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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