Ephesus Terrace Houses
Terrace Houses covered by a landslide and preserved for 2,000 years built between 1 and 7 AD. Remains are part of only 2 houses.
Excavated Terrace House - Original columns re-erected
Fragments of wall paintings from the Terrace Houses being sorted for eventual restoration
Preserved niche from a Terrace House
Terrace Houses area being restored people give the scale of the houses. Marble panels re-hung on the walls. Houses are from 1 to 7 AD
Part of one of the Terrace Houses with part of the landslide material left in place
Dining room with vaulted painted ceiling from the Terrace Houses
Terrace Houses - Restored columns and doorway
Rebuilding marble walls
Terrace Houses - painted walls, mosaic floor and column fragments
Terrace Houses - Wall Paintings
Terrace Houses - Mosaic floor depicting a lion
Each house was built above another. Painted rooms from one house with columns above from another house.
Terrace Houses - Mosaic floor depicting Dionysus?
Mosaic Floor depicting Medusa
Terrace Houses - Wall Paintings. Shows how the landslide buckled the walls.
Terrace Houses - Wall Paintings Detail shows fish
Terrace Houses - Detail of wall painting of a pigeon
Terrace Houses - Doorway with wall paintings
Terrace Houses - Overview of restored area with columns and multiple mosaic floors
Terrace Houses - Overview with restored columns and mosaic floors
Mosaic floor over the remains of a lower vaulted room
Overview of restored area with columns and mosaic floor
Terrace Houses - Mosaic of sea nymph and sea demi- god
Countryside around Ephesus
Celsius library 117 AD Also the tomb of the founder. Third largest library of the time.
Gateway and ruins around the Celsius Library
Gateway to Celsius
Statue in Celsius library
Statue from the Celsius Library
Gateways near Celsius Library
Statue from Celsius Library