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The Temple of Trajan on the Pergamon Acropolis, Turkey at My Favourite Planet

Pergamon Acropolis: the Temple of Trajan, 2nd century AD.
Corinthian columns of the Trajan Temple, Pergamon Acropolis, Turkey at My Favourite Planet

Reconstructed Corinthian
columns and part of the
entabulature of the east
end (rear) of the Temple
of Trajan.
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Emperor Hadrian's letter to the Pergamenes at My Favourite Planet

Fragments of Emperor Hadrian's letter to the Pergamenes.
Inscription in Greek on white marble, 137 AD. Found
on the hillside below the Trajaneum, Pergamon.

Pergamon Museum, Berlin. Inv. No. IvP 276 + IvP 277 A-C.
Reconstruction of a corner of the Temple of Trajan, Pergamon Museum, Berlin at My Favourite Planet   An akroterion with a relief of a winged Nike from the Temple of Trajan, Pergamon at My Favourite Planet
Detail of a reconstruction of a corner of the Temple of Trajan (115-130 AD),
with eleborately carved decoration on the Corinthian column, entablature
and akroterion (roof decoration) which features a relief of a winged Nike.

Pergamon Museum, Berlin.
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Additional photos: © Konstanze Gundudis

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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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