Headless statues unearthed in Turkey

Published on September 7th, 2012 | by Admin

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Two statues have been unearthed during excavations at Aphrodisias in southwestern Turkey.

According to information provided by the Culture and Tourism Ministry, one of the statues is in 1.76 meters in height and the other is 1.68 meters. One of the statues holds a roll in its left hand and its right hand is on its chest. There is a pack of documents behind its left foot, but the fingers and head are broken.

The second statue is also headless. Its right hand is broken from the humerus down, and the left hand is broken from the elbow. There is also a pack of documents next to its right hand.

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Story & Photo: Anatolia News Agency

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