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Figurine of Egyptian goddess Isis discovered in Roman rubbish pit in Germany

June 9, 2020 - General

A small female figure from Roman times has surprised archaeologists in Krefeld. The approximately eight centimetre tall clay figure is a depiction of the Egyptian goddess Isis and was found during excavations in Krefeld.

Credit: Andreas Bischof/city of Krefeld/dpa”It is an unusual find from Roman times on the Lower Rhine,” said city archaeologist Hans-Peter Schletter. The woman depicted is sitting on a throne and has a child in her…

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Source: archeo

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