Baths, Temples, and Mosaics: Unearthing a Roman-Era City in Western Turkey
Date: Saturday October 18, 2014, at 3 pm - 4 pm
Location: Auditorium, Getty Villa
Admission: Tickets required.
Recent archaeological excavations at the Romanized city of Antiochia ad Cragum along the southern Turkish coast reveal a city that was steeped in ostentatious wealth. Join archaeologist Michael Hoff as he provides a personal account of the tombs, baths, sculpture, and a meticulously crafted 1,600-square-foot mosaic discovered there, illustrating the reach and cultural influence of the Roman Empire during the third and fourth centuries. Free; a ticket is required.