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Ionic column capitals decorated with bulls' heads, from the Basilica in the Upper Agora, Ephesus at My Favourite Planet

Ionic column capitals decorated with bulls' heads, from the Basilica of the Upper Agora.
These capitals appear very much like those of conventional Ionic columns (see for example Athens Acropolis gallery, page 12) except that a sculpture of a bull's head has been added to the scroll on either side. They are now displayed on top of the remains of a wall near the Odeion.

One of the better preserved of these capitals can be seen in Ephesus Archaeological Museum in Selçuk (see Selçuk gallery 2, page 3).
 
Detail of one of the bulls' heads capitals in the Upper Agora, Ephesus at My Favourite Planet

Detail of one of the bulls' heads capitals in the Upper Agora.
 
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Selcuk photo gallery 1 - town of Selcuk, Turkey

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around town
 
Selcuk photo gallery 2 - Ephesus Archaeological Museum, Turkey

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Ephesus Museum
 
Selcuk photo gallery 3 - Serbian folk dancers in Selcuk, Turkey

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Serbian dancers
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Additional photos: © Konstanze Gundudis

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Some of the information and photos in this guide to Ephesus
originally appeared in 2004 on davidjohnberlin.de.
 
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photo essays about Turkey:

Istanbul Essentials part 1

Istanbul Essentials part 2

Istanbul Essentials part 3
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Ionian Spring part 1

Ionian Spring part 2

Ionian Spring part 3
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