Thursday, July 6, 2017

Figure 56

© 2017 David E. Graves
Acropolis of Pergamum, with the Hellenistic theater (ca. 225–200 BC) carved vertically out of the side of the mountain with a capacity of ca. 10,000 citizens. Visible on the top are the pillars of the Temple of Trajan (second cent. AD).

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Figure 173

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