Memmius monument in Ephesus, situated to the northwest of Domitian square, was built on a base formed by stone blocks. This is one of the monuments decorating the Square of Domitian. It was erected in the 1st century in honor of Memmius, the grandson of the dictator Sulla. At the end of the same century, a fountain was added in front. The memorial was decorated with various carvings.
Memmius monument in Ephesus Ancient City is a monument of the late Hellenistic period. It was dedicated to Memmius, the grandson of the Roman general Sulla (later a Roman dictator), who saved Ephesus from the murderer soldiers of the Pontos king Mithridates, but who also levied a tribute on Ephesus who had agreed with Mithridates against the Roman.
The structure having a pool adjacent to the Memnius monument was classified as “hydreion” according to an inscription revealed.
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