The Tetrapylon of Aphrodisias

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Carole Raddato
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published on 10 April 2015
The Tetrapylon of Aphrodisias

The Tetrapylon of Aphrodisias in Caria (now Turkey) was a monumental gateway leading from the main north-south street of the town into a large forecourt in front of the Temple of Aphrodite. It was built c. 200 CE.


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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2015, April 10). The Tetrapylon of Aphrodisias. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/3792/

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Raddato, Carole. "The Tetrapylon of Aphrodisias." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 10, 2015. https://www.ancient.eu/image/3792/.

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Raddato, Carole. "The Tetrapylon of Aphrodisias." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 10 Apr 2015. Web. 20 Sep 2019.

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