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Stone Walls near Hierapolis

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Stone Walls near Hierapolis

Marilyn Bridges

Artist Nationality
American (North American)

Object Creation Date

Medium & Support
gelatin silver print on paper

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

Credit Line
Gift of James (BBA ’89) and Wendy Agah, 2014/2.276

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 the stone walls near Hierapolis, also known as the Holy City, in Turkey. When photographed from above, the ruins of these ancient stone walls create abstract forms.

Physical Description
This photograph depicts an aerial view of ancient stone walls. 

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aerial photography
ancient sites
archaeological sites
stone (worked rock)

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