Corinth Monument: Baths of Aphrodite
Collection:   Corinth
Type:   Monument
Name:   Baths of Aphrodite
Description:   This was the name given, from the 19th century on, to a spring and cave in the former pleasure garden of the Ottoman Beys’ palace. It is located due north of the Forum on the line of the Lechaion Road and is at the head of a deep indentation of the high natural terrace. The garden embraced the entire indentation and was connected with the terrace above by a surviving monumental staircase. The torus molding of the stair’s outer wall suggests it was built during the period Venetian rule from 1687-1715 when the Governor’s residence stood site later occupied by the Beys’ palace.
Site:   Corinth
City:   Ancient Corinth
Country:   Greece
References:   Plans and Drawings (7)
Images (44)
Objects (46)
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