The Brothel

Ephesus Brothel
Ephesus Brothel

The so-called Brothel located directly across Marble Street from the Library of Celsus and dates back to 1. Century AD. Building was called as Brıthelbecause in the excavations, a statue of Priapus with an oversize phallus was found in the house. The statue is now presented in Ephesus Museum.

Brothel had two floors and rooms were on the first floor, even one room has a stone bed. Small rooms were built around an atrium, also the building had a reception room which was decorated with a mosaic depicting four seasons; summer, spring, winter and fall.