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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The Terrace houses
The houses built on the terraces on the slopes of Mount Koressos were inhabited by the wealthy families of the city. The first houses are dated to the 1st century AD and they had been used with some renovations until the city was abandoned.
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