Archaeology Travel, Asia Minor, Hadrian, Photography, Pisidia, Sagalassos, Turkey

Exploring Sagalassos – images from the city in the clouds (part 2 – Lower Agora)

As mentioned in part 1, Sagalassos made the headlines in the international press in 2007 and 2008 due to the unexpected discovery of three extraordinary statues of the emperors Hadrian, Marcus Aurelius and empress Faustina the Elder, Antoninus Pius' wife. The statues were originally located in the frigidarium, the coldest and largest room in the Roman… Continue reading Exploring Sagalassos – images from the city in the clouds (part 2 – Lower Agora)

Archaeology Travel, Asia Minor, Photography, Pisidia, Sagalassos, Turkey

Exploring Sagalassos – images from the city in the clouds (part 1 – Upper Agora)

The first visit of my recent trip to Turkey was the archaeological site of Sagalassos in Pisidia. We had the place almost to ourselves, a real treat. Few people seem to have heard of Sagalassos, and the site is a bit off the beaten track. However, Sagalassos made the headlines in the international press in… Continue reading Exploring Sagalassos – images from the city in the clouds (part 1 – Upper Agora)