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Iasos, Turkey

Accession Number
2012/2.52

Title
Iasos, Turkey

Artist(s)
Marilyn Bridges

Artist Nationality
American (North American)

Object Creation Date
2004

Medium & Support
gelatin silver print on paper

Dimensions
11 in x 14 in (27.94 cm x 35.56 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Agah, Class of 1989 (BBA)

Subject matter
Marilyn Bridges describes the markings and monuments that she photographs from above as “the messages of humankind.” As a pilot and photographer, she documents contemporary landscapes connected to ancient times, which addresses the human relationship to the earth and environment. This photograph depicts Iasos in Turkey, where the ancient ruins of temples and a small bouleuterion are located. The man-made architecture is surrounded by trees, which cast long shadows across the landscape.

Physical Description
This photograph depicts an aerial view of ruins and the surrounding archaeological sites on a bright day with shadows cast by trees.

Primary Object Classification
Photograph

Collection Area
Photography

Rights
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Keywords
aerial photography
archaeological sites
ruins
temples (buildings)
trees

2 Related Resources

Nature in Photography
(Part of 3 Learning Collections)
Ruins
(Part of 3 Learning Collections)

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