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2,000-year-old Hercules relief damaged in NW Turkey

July 26, 2020 - General

An ancient Greek relief carved on a rock face of a quarry about 2,000 years ago in the northwestern Turkish province of Bursa’s İznik (Greek Nikaia) district has been damaged by vandals.

Credit: AAThe life-sized relief, which has been vandalised in the past, has now been attacked by what appears to be a drill, producing a large hole in the face.

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Source: archeo

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