Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Figure 153

Photograph courtesy of © Ferrell Jenkins
153. The tomb of Flavius Zeuxis at Hierapolis.

Figure 152

Photography by Edal Anton Lefterov
Reconstruction of a vertical loom with genuine loom weights and string heddles, National museum of textile industry, Sliven, Bulgaria. Similar loom weights have been excavated at Laodicea (Şimşek, “Textile,” 139)

Figure 151

© Classical Numismatic Group, Inc. (CNG).
(Photographs courtesy of www.cngcoins.com)
Coin from Laodikeia ad Lycum. Struck under Augustus in 15 BC. Obv.: ΣEBAΣTOΣ, (Sebastos) Augustus laureate head. Rev.: ZEUXIS FILALHQHS ΛAOΔIKEΩN, (Zeuxis Philalethes of Laodicea). Zeus standing left, holding eagle and scepter (RPC 2894; SNG Cop. 555).

Figure 150

Photograph by Rjdeadly, PD
The Central Bath complex at Laodicea, looking across the Lycus Valley to Hierapolis.

Figure 149

© 2017, David E. Graves, ECM
The south Bath-Gymnasium complex arches at Laodicea, that is sometimes confused with an aqueduct.

Figure 148

Leon de Laborde, Voyage de l’Asie Mineure 1838, 86–87,
Pl. xxxix-83. PD–Art Old
This drawing by Leon de Laborde depicts the north theater in 1838, when the stage building still indicated three rows of cut stone visible and the seats appeared to be in excellent condition.

Figure 147

Photograph by Rjdeadly, PD
West theater looking toward the Lycus Valley. The white traverstine cliffs of Hierapolis (Pammukale) are visible just over the top of the theater.

Figure 153

Photograph courtesy of © Ferrell Jenkins 153. The tomb of Flavius Zeuxis at Hierapolis.