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Gladiator Graveyard, Ephesus, Turkey The Gladiator Graveyard site is located in Ephesus, Turkey and containes the mixed remains of about 67 individuals, all of whom where under the age of 30. The gladiators who fought here were the professional athletes of ancient Roman times and they would battle each other, wild animals, or even condemned criminals for the amusement of the masses.

A second-century statue of the Greek goddess Artemis (the Roman Diana), in the ruins of Ephesus, Turkey; the objects decorating her body have been interpreted as bulls' testicles or breasts, both symbols of fertility.

Turkish eyes, said to ward off evil, I have one hanging at my front door to ward of those who might wish to do me harm...