The interior of the Hadrian Temple, there is a human form above the door and there is a statue of Medusa that stands with plants of acanthus. There are friezes located on equal sided stating the origin of the bases of Ephesus-Androclos targeting a boar, and Dionysus in ritual processions as well as the Amazons. The 4th friezes shows two male forms; Apollo; Goddess of the Moons, and a figure of Herakles Androkles, the son and wife of Theodosius as well as the Goddess of Athena. Today, the friezes that seen are just a replica, as the original are preserved in Ephesus Museum.
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Celsus Library is one of the finest buildings in Ephesus. The two-story building contained over 12,000 hand-written books, making it one of the largest library collections of its time.
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