Asklepion Bergama, Turkey

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Pergamum's 2nd-century Asklepion was a famed temple and medical center dedicated to Asklepius, the god of healing. Some treatments used a sacred water source that was later discovered to have radioactive properties.

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319589
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39.118691° N, 27.165080° E

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Asklepion (Bergama, Turkey)
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April 11, 2015