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Ancient marble head of Dionysus discovered near Roman Forum

June 2, 2019 - General

Archaeologists in Rome have uncovered a large marble head from Rome’s imperial age that is believed to show Dionysus, also known as Bacchus, the Greek god of wine, music and dance.

Credit: Municipality of RomeThe white marble bust, believed to be 2,000 years old, was discoved in the heart of the city, near the Roman Forum, during excavations last week.

The head had been reused to form part of a medieval wall but experts say it is in…

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