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The imperial temple in the ancient city of Stratonicea, in the western province of Turkey, in the Yatagan district of Muğla and which has been discovered through the use of a 3D method, is in the process of restoration.
The head of the excavations of the ancient city, Professor Bilal Söğüt said that “had been working to restore important structures in the city and we have discovered very important data every year”. The archaeologists still working on the Emperors Temple area They unearthed structures such as a Roman bath, a temple, a Seljuk mosque and a house of Turkish origin.
The archaeological excavations in Stratonicea, which, as the Greek historian Strabo says, was founded by the Seleucid king Antiochus I Soter (81-261 BC) who gave the name of his wife Stratonike, began in 2008 and has been repeated every year for nine months with a team of up to people.
Söğüt said that “Age artifacts ranging from the Roman to the Byzantine to the Ottoman Empire had been unearthed during excavations. We knew there was a place of worship here 2,600 years ago”.
The investigation has determined that the temple of Augustus It was built here, so the temple found during excavations dates back 2,000 years.
When the work is done and the structures are restored, visitors will be able to see many of the structural elements of the ancient city. Söğüt said that “We have restored the temple with the latest technology, with a 3D method. Visitors see the temple in 3D and can, if they want, receive information on the subject. In addition, we have restored one of the structures of the old city with the 3D method every year. In this way, visitors have the same excitement as we do when visiting this marvel of history.«.
Excavations continue to be carried out through conservation work, while the theater, gymnasium, Roman baths, as well as the temple of Augustus and the Imperial, are still in progress for restoration. Meanwhile, the ancient broken stones are being documented by archaeologists and kept for future generations with work carried out in the «Stone Hospital«.