Treatment Building, Asklepieion of Pergamon

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Carole Raddato
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published on 03 April 2023
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The Treatment Building centre (also known as the Temple of Telesphorus) of the Asklepieion of Pergamon was a circular structure with two floors and a 70m-long underground passage connecting it to the sacred area's centre. The Treatment Building was constructed during the reign of Hadrian (r. 117-138 CE).

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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