As we have written before, Aphrodisias was discovered by Kenan Erim in 1959, when it was a small Turkish village, called Geyre, with bits of Roman marble scattered around.
Fortunately for us Erim was accompanied by his friend Ara Güler, Turkey's most famous photographer and now, in his eighties, still working.
Güler's photographs of Geyre when he and Erim first visited form a fascinating exhibition in one of the old village buildings, now refurbished, opposite the Museum.....
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