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Title / Description: Gate at the Top of Embolos (Curetes St.)Commentary: The Gate of Mozaeus and Mithridates was one of the three entrances to the city's agora. The gate, which was located near the Library of Celsus, was constructed during the middle of the 1st century CE by Mozaeus and Mithridates, two manumitted slaves. The gate was originally reached by a stairwell, and was built in the honor of the emperor Augustus (r. 27 BCE- 14 CE), the former owner of Mozaeus and Mithridates.
Provenance: Ephesus, Turkey
Object Type: image - architecture
John J. Bimson, Baker Encyclopedia of Bible Places
Author of Commentary: Adam Mendelson
Source: Attridge, Harold W. Harold Attridge slide collection