Ephesus is one of the best-preserved ancient
cities of the world. The Ephesus museum is
close to the ancient ruins and is one of the
best regional museums of Turkey.
It houses a fine collection of artifacts and
objects found during excavations over last 140 years. Some of the
highlights are two marvelous cult statues of Artemis or Diana, fine
frescos of Socrates and a colossal head from a statue of
the Emperor Domitian.
In the Ephesus Museum
courtyard, don't miss the Roman sundial which came from the commercial
agora of Ephesus
and a fine sarcophagus decorated with representations of the Muses.