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Selcuk Museum March 2011 4010.jpg

Selcuk Museum March 2011 4010.jpg

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Emperor Augustus and Empress Livia. These were found broken in a room in the eastern side of the Basilica on the northern side of the Upper Agora. This room was used as the ceremonial hall of the basilica and then demolished during the early Byzantine Era, at which times many statues like these were broken as well as being Christianized by carving a cross on their foreheads.

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