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A very diverse trip combining a bit of the Mediterranean, a lot of Cappadocia and a dash to the Armenian border for the ruins of Ani.

We made our way back to Istanbul along the shores of the Black Sea with a few stops inland.

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Antalya's Archaeological Museum

 

(vero;2020-June-21)

The visit of Antalya's Archeological Museum was one of the highlights of our trip.

Check the museum's website for an overview of the exhibits and some practical information such as opening hours and entry fee (45TL in 2020).

Bas-reliefs in the open-air section of the museum.
Unfortunately I could not find anything about this figurine, but it is wonderful. Ivory figurine of a Mother standing with her children (6th century BC). Statue of Emperor Hadrian. Head of a woman. Detail of a statue of Aphrodite with shield. Statue of Apollo. Head of a man (Perge, 2nd century AD). Fragments of the statue of a woman. Head of a statue of Hecate, a Greek goddess shown holding a pair of torches and depicted in triple form. She is variously associated with crossroads, entrance-ways, night, light, magic, witchcraft, knowledge of herbs and poisonous plants, ghosts, necromancy, and sorcery. You can read this <a target="_blank"  href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hecate">Wikipedia article</a> to know more about her. Panorama of a frieze depicting a sacrifice. Press F to expand the picture to its real size and use the bottom scroll bar to navigate through it. Detail of the previous picture (frieze depicting a sacrifice). Head of a statue of Zeus. Statue of Emperor Trajan. The Hall of the Emperors: Hadrian is the first on the left, Trajan the third one. The friezes above are from the theatre in Perge. Panorama of a frieze on a sarcophagus. Press F to expand the picture to its real size and use the bottom scroll bar to navigate through it. Sarcophagus depicting the ten labours of Hercules (Roman period). Sarcophagus depicting the ten labours of Hercules (Roman period). Sarcophagus of Domitius Julianus and Domita Philiska. Sarcophagus of a married couple from the 2nd century AD (Perge). Sarcophagus depicting the triumph of Dionysus (3rd century AD). View of the Sarcophagus Hall. Detail of a sarcophagus.

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