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

Graffiti in Terrace House 2

Yamaç Ev 2'deki Grafitiler

 

—Graffiti Im Hanghaus 2 —

 
Graffiti in Terrace House 2 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 2, 2015
1. Graffiti in Terrace House 2 Marker
Captions (English / Turkish): 1. Graffito: Fighting gladiators / Grafitiler: Dövüş sahnesi; 2. List of expenses (drawing and transcription) / Sarcoma lists (kayıt, kopya ve çeviri).
Inscription. English:
Several wall paintings feature drawings and graffiti which offer an insight into the everyday life of the inhabitants. The drawings mainly show gladiators, caricatures, and animals. The graffiti include names of persons, poems and declarations of love. Especially interesting is a group of 30 lists conferring to goods and necessities of everyday life including their prices.

Turkish:
Bazı duvar resimlerinin üzerlerine antik dönemde çizimler ve yazılar kazınmıştır. Bunlar geçmiş dönemde burada ikamet eden kişilerin günlük yaşamlarına dair bilgiler vermektedir. Çizimlerde genellikle gladyatörler, karikatürler ve hayvanlar betimlenmiştir. Yazılar ise kişi isimlerinden şiirlere ve aşk ifadelerine dek çeşitlilik göstermektedir. Özellikle, gündelik eşyalar ve hizmet fiyatlarını içeren yaklaşık 30 kadar liste ilgi çekicidir.

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. 37° 56.289′ N, 27° 20.471′ E. Marker is near
Graffiti in Terrace House 2 Marker (detail) image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 2, 2015
2. Graffiti in Terrace House 2 Marker (detail)
List of expenses (drawing and transcription).
Click on this image to enlarge it.
Selçuk, Izmir Province, in Selçuk (district). Marker can be reached from Efes Yolu just from Dr. Sabri Yayla Boulevard (Izmir Province Route D515). Touch 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. Peristyle Courtyard of Dwelling Unit 6 (within shouting 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); The Temple of Hadrian (within shouting distance of this marker); The Latrine (within shouting distance of this marker); Terrace House 1 (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); The So-Called House of Pleasure (about 90 meters away). Touch for a list and map 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
 
Graffiti in Terrace House 2 image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 2, 2015
3. Graffiti in Terrace House 2
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 20, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 318 times since then and 69 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 20, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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