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SAGALASSOS ANTONIN FOUNTAIN REPLICATION

Antonin Fountain is a historical fountain located in the ancient city of Sagalassos in the Ağlasun district of Burdur province.

It was built during the reign of Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius between 161 – 180 AD and was built as a prestige indicator of the Roman Empire.

Afyon marble, which allows light plays, was used in the Antonine Fountain, which is a fountain with a waterfall. It is decorated with numerous statues, two of which belong to Dionysus.

There are symbols dedicated to Dionysus throughout the 28 meters long and 9 meters high structure.

It was severely damaged by an earthquake that occurred in the 6th century AD. Only Dionysus statues were found as a whole during the excavations. Sculptures from other buildings were placed in the niches outside the niches where the Dionysus statues were located. Çeşme was destroyed by the second earthquake in 650 AD.

It was built to add an aesthetic appearance to the upper agora, which was the political center of the ancient city. The monumental fountain, built just in front of the existing terrace wall, resembles the theater stage architecture. The water of the fountain, in which seven different stone types are used, flows from the 4.5 meter high waterfall in the central niche and fills the 81 m³ capacity pool.

It was resurrected after 1800 years with the cooperation of Culture and Tourism Minister Ertuğrul Günay, Aygaz, the University of Belgium Leuven and some Belgian institutions.

Height: 11cm

Length: 35cm

Width: 7 cm

Weight: 1898 grams

Stone dust, polyester and epoxy are used for water effects.

It has been painted close to the real thing by artists.

Columns, statues and all other architectural elements are 100% proportional to their reality, as they are scanned and scaled with the photogrammetry technique.

Sagalassos Antonin Fountain Diorama

190,00$Price
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