Some of the most remarkable artifacts in the museum are the Ephesus Artemis statue, Priapos statue, the head of Socrates, the Egyptian priest, the Eros with rabbit and the oldest piece – a stamp- found in Cukurici Mound- dating back to 6200 BC. It houses beautiful sculptures, a fascinating coin collection, and a short film (ten minutes) provides a quick but effective introduction to the history of the city of Ephesus. It was room after room of fantastic history - the area was so rich with historical religion that it was so peaceful to walk around and experience everything.There are a lot of wonderful stuffs from Ephesus in this museum.An amazing and very interesting place to see.
The cult statues of the Ephesian Artemis differ greatly from those of mainland Greece, whereas she is depicted as a huntress with her bow and arrows. The Temple of Artemis at Ephesus located on the western coast of Asia Minor (modern Turkey) was built in the 6th century BCE, and such was its tremendous size, double the dimensions of other Greek temples including the Parthenon, that it was soon regarded as one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world. These are beautifully preserved and displayed and should not be missed. There have been many theories as … Ephesus Museum: Artemis statue in all her glory - See 999 traveler reviews, 1,406 candid photos, and great deals for Selcuk, Turkey, at Tripadvisor. a sculpture from gold, silver, ivory, ebony and black stone. Unfortunately, the original has not been preserved to our times, and its appearance is known from later copies. 1 (2013), 44. Incredible History lesson!It is a museum of collecting the arth around the city, there are lots of pieces that, you will discover in site, if you go to Selcuk, do not miss to visit this museum.The museum is in Selcuk and houses some impressive pieces from the excavations in Ephesus. Those found at Ephesus show her in the eastern style, standing erect with numerous nodes on her chest.