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3rd-century statue unearthed in ancient Greek city of Perge

July 28, 2020 - General

Archaeologists have unearthed a 1,700-year-old female statue in the ancient city of Perge, now in Turkey Antalya province.

Credit: DHABelieved to have been made around the year 300 AD, during the time of the Roman Empire, the exquisite piece of sculpture portrays a woman in floor-length robes. Her head has been broken off but it survives.

Credit: DHAThe city, according to the UN agency, is known for local sculptures, where women were…

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