Archaic stone head found in Paestum temple

September 17, 2019 - General

A late-archaic stone head has been found in the Temple of Athena at the ancient Greek site of Paestum (Poseidonia) near Salerno, archaeologists said Thursday.

Credit: Parco archeologico di PaestumIt appears to have been made out of the same material that some of the decorative elements of the temple were made out of, they said.

Paestum was a major ancient Greek city on the coast of the Tyrrhenian Sea in Magna Graecia, southern…

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