Priceless archaeological treasure surfaces after storm in Crete, Greece

Started by gash, January 15, 2017, 03:42:39 pm

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A priceless archaeological treasure surfaced following the recent downpours that fell in Ierapetra, Crete.

According to neakriti.gr, a marble sculpture of an ancient Roman noblewoman with a stunning hairstyle was found on 4 January by a young farmer, who handed it immediately to the Archaeological Service.

According to the first estimate of the archaeologist curator of  Lasithiou Prefecture Chrysa Sophianou, the sculpture depicts a Roman lady of around 3rd AD, it is incredibly beautiful and has great artistic value and might have decorated a mansion or a Roman tomb of that period.

Read more  :  http://www.tornosnews.gr/en/greek-news/culture/22062-priceless-archaeological-treasure-surfaces-after-storm-in-crete-greece-video.html
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