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Terrace Houses, Ephesus
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Water pipes within the walls and floors of one of the terrace houses. These houses were equipped with running water for drinking and sanitation, and used heated water pumped under the floors to generate heat in cold weather.
More wall paint and mosaics in one of the terrace houses.
Painted walls with pictures of animals, plants, and birds, and a lion mosaic in the floor of this house are remarkably well preserved.
A vaulted ceiling with original paint and a mosaic floor inside the terrace house complex in Ephesus. These houses date from 100 BC-700 AD.