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Statue of Hercules found in Israel


An ancient marble statue of Hercules has been found in the Jezreel Valley in Israel.

“This is a rare discovery,” Israel Antiquities Authority’s Walid Atrash said in an e-mailed statement. He said the statue was about half a meter tall, made of smooth, white marble and “of exceptional artistic quality.”

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Story: Gwen Ackerman, Bloomberg | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

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