Images from the Izmir Museum


Click on one to the thumbnail images below to see a larger photo, or use the
following text links to go to a map of Izmir, the excavations of the Agora, views
of Izmir from the Kadifekale, or return to the map of Asia Minor, or the map
of the Mediterranean

See map for location of Archaeology Museum (Ethnographic Museum is adjacent)
Rare silver ingot (form in which precious metal was shipped) from museum treasure room
Household Objects and Activities
Fine glass cup in shape of head - museum treasure room
Fine glass bottle - museum treasure room
Glass perfume bottles (right), 1st cent. A.D.
Glass jugs, 2nd cent A.D.
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Glass unguentaria and vials, 1st cent. A.D.
Glass cosmetic containers and stirring/application sticks, 1st cent. A.D.
Cosmetics jars, mirror and clasps
Examples of lamps
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A panel depicting activities in a kitchen, slaughtering an animal (left) and cleaning (right)
Sports and Athletics
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Views of a full size bronz athlete (runner)
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Gladiator
Discus in hand
Foot injury
Medical instruments
Figures Human and Divine (1st Cent. B.C. to 3rd Cent. A.D.)
Samples of hairstyle and attire (anonymous figures)
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Priestly Figures
Detail of sandals
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Diana
Hermaphroditos (left)
Son of Hermes and Aphrodite who encountered the nymph Salmacis. She was so smitten by his appearance, that when he started to leave her she grabbed him and begged the gods that they should never be parted. As a result the two were merged into a single person both male and female.