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Near Acarlar in Selçuk, İzmir, Turkey
 

Terrace House 1

Yamaç Ev 1

 

— Das Hanghaus 1 —

 
Terrace House 1 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, May 2, 2015
1. Terrace House 1 Marker
Captions (English / Turkish): 1. Room B: North wall / Oda B: Kuzey duvet; 2. Entrance Room1: Late Hellenistic construction / Oda 1'e griş: Geç Helenistik Dönem yapilaşmasi; 3. SR 1: South wall / SR 1: Günev duvet; 4. SR 1: Floor slab (opus-sectile technique) / SR 1: Yer döşemesi (opus-sectile tekniǧinde).
Inscription.  English:
Terrace House 1 is a housing block which, since its foundation period in the 1st Century B.C., was divided into six parcels, each representing a residentıal unit. The rooms of each individual resıdentıal unit are grouped around a Central colonnaded courtyard.

Residential Unit 6, measuring 1,400 m2, is noteworthy: beneath its colonnaded courtyard part of a house from the foundation period was discovered. After the completion of archaeological investigations this area was refilled, This residential unit does not follow the orthogonal grid plan of the city, but is oriented toward the Embolos (Curetes Street), whereby the master builder must have taken the risk of complications arising during constructıon in ca. A.D. 100. The rooms reached a height of up to 11 m - theır impressive furnishings indıcate that the owner must have been one of the city elites. Due to its utilization well into the late antique period, the decoration of Terrace House 1 is far less well preserved than that of Terrace House 2, which was already buried in the 3rd Century A.D.

Turkish:
Yamaç
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2. Terrace House 1 Marker
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Ev 1, yapım tarihi olan İ.Ö. 1. yüzyıldan itibaren altı parsele bölünüp her birinde bir oturma birimi inşa edilmiş olan bir evler bloğudur. Her oturma biriminin odaları bir merkezi sütunlu avlunun etrafına gruplanmıştır.
Yaklaşık 1.400 m2'lik Oturma Birimi 6 özellikle dikkati çekmekledir: Bu konutun sütunlu avlusunun altında, yapının ilk yapım dönemine ait bir evin bir kısmı bulunmuş, arkeolojik araştırmaların tamamlanmasından sonra bu alan tekrar doldurulmuştur Bu oturma birimi şehrin dikey ızgara planına uymayıp Embolos'a (Kuretler Caddesi) doğru yönlendirilmiş olup İ.S. 100 civarındaki ınşaat sırasında yaptıran kışı tarafından belli bir risk göze alınmıştır. Odalar 11 m'ye varan yüksekliğe ulaşırken, evin tipik dekorasyonu, ev sahibinin kentin ileri gelen seçkinlerinden olduğunu düşündürmektedir. Yamaç Ev 1'in kullanım süresi Geç Antik Çaǧ'a dek devam ettıǧınden, donanımı daha İ.S. 3. yüzyılda molozla doldurulmuş olan Yamaç Ev 2'ye kıyasla daha az korunagelmiştir.

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Terrace House 1 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, May 2, 2015
3. Terrace House 1
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Erected by Kültür ve Turizm Bakanlıǧı and Osterreichisches Archaologisches Institut.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 37° 56.293′ N, 27° 20.526′ E. Marker is near Acarlar, İzmir, in Selçuk. Marker can be reached from Efes Yolu close to Dr. Sabri Yayla Boulevard (İzmir Route D515). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Acarlar, İzmir 35920, Turkey. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Varius Bath (a few steps from this marker); The So-Called Alytarchs' Stoa (a few steps from this marker); The Nymphaeum Traiani (within shouting distance of this marker); The Temple of Hadrian (within shouting distance of this marker); The Hellenistic Fountain and the Hexagon (within shouting distance of this marker); Peristyle Courtyard of Dwelling Unit 6 (within shouting distance of this marker); Terrace House 2 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Latrine (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Acarlar.
 
More about this marker. This marker is on the grounds of the ruins of the Roman city of Ephesus (Efes).
 
Terrace House 1 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, May 2, 2015
4. Terrace House 1
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 19, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 369 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 19, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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Aug. 14, 2022