Pergamum Asclepium Entrance Courtyard


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In the middle of the courtyard leading to the Asclepium stands this Altar to Asclepius. The altar is decorated with serpents that are feeding from a bowl. The Asclepium of Pergamum was the most famous healing center in the Roman world.
The steps in the distance are located at the end of the Sacred Way that led from Pergamum to the Asclepium.