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The theatre and Byzantine tower on the west slope of the Pergamon Acropolis, Turkey at My Favourite Planet

Pergamon Acropolis: view northwards. The Hellenistic theatre and Byzantine tower, right.
For a description of the Hellenistic theatre, see the previous page.

Above the theatre stand the white marble ruins of
the Temple of Trajan, built on an enormous terrace
supported by a row of arched tunnels.

The royal box of the theatre on the Pergamon Acropolis, Turkey at My Favourite Planet

Remains of the royal box
of the theatre.

Marble relief of a dancing maenad at My Favourite Planet

Marble relief of a dancing
maenad, a female celebrant
of the festivals of Dionysus.

From Pergamon. Hellenistic,
late 3rd century BC.

Istanbul Archaeological
Museum. Inv. No. 764 T.
Cat. Mendel 575.

The Byzantine tower above the theatre, Pergamon Acropolis, Turkey at My Favourite Planet

The Byzantine tower
above the theatre.

The theatre and a Byzantine tower on the Pergamon Acropolis, Turkey at My Favourite Planet

The top of the Theatre, the reconstructed marble columns and architrave of
the Temple of Trajan and the arched tunnels of the terrace on which it stands.
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See also
The Cheshire Cat Blog
photo essays about Turkey:

Istanbul Essentials part 1

Istanbul Essentials part 2

Istanbul Essentials part 3
with video

Ionian Spring part 1

Ionian Spring part 2

Ionian Spring part 3
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