Aphrodisias overview
Region Aegean
Latitude 37.70833963 N suggest info
Longitude 28.72397097 E
Status Accurate location
Info The city was built near a marble quarry that was extensively exploited in the Hellenistic and Roman periods, and sculpture in marble from Aphrodisias became famous in the Roman world. Many examples of statuary have been unearthed in Aphrodisias, and some representations of the Aphrodite of Aphrodisias also survive from other parts of the Roman world, as far afield as Pax Julia in Lusitania
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37.708340, 28.723971 === 37.708340 N, 28.723971 E === 37° 42' 30.0" N, 28° 43' 26.3" E
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Nearest sites Tabea, Tabai, circa 32.5 km (20.2 mi) south-east
Laodicea, Rhoas, Diospolis, Denizli, circa 36.6 km (22.8 mi) east
Hierapolis, circa 42.9 km (26.7 mi) north-east
Colossae, circa 48 km (29.8 mi) east
Philadelphia, Alaseir, circa 73.4 km (45.6 mi) north
Idrias, Chrysaoris, Stratonikeia, Hadrianopolis, circa 72.8 km (45.2 mi) south-west
Blaundos, circa 83.7 km (52 mi) north-east
Kaunos tombs, Dalyan, circa 97.6 km (60.6 mi) south
Sardis Temple of Artemis, circa 105 km (65.2 mi) north-west
Sardis, circa 105.4 km (65.5 mi) north-west
Beycesultan, circa 105.2 km (65.4 mi) north-east
Temple of Artemis, Artemision, circa 122.4 km (76.1 mi) west
Ephesos Serapeum, circa 124.2 km (77.2 mi) west
Ephesos, Ephesus, Sel├žuk, circa 124.5 km (77.3 mi) west
Telmessos, circa 126 km (78.3 mi) south
Apameia, Apamea Cibotus, Apamea ad Maeandrum, circa 133.6 km (83 mi) east
Magnesia ad Maeandrum, circa 106.4 km (66.1 mi) west
Ialysos, Trianta, circa 154.4 km (96 mi) south-west
Syme, circa 144.4 km (89.7 mi) south-west
Rhodos, circa 148.2 km (92.1 mi) south
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Database ID 4745, created 15 Apr 2012, 22:33, Last changed 7 Feb 2015, 10:57