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Statues of Aphrodite found in Jordan

Two marble statues depicting the goddess Aphrodite have been found at Petra in Jordan. The statues, which date to the second century A.D., are nearly intact and are remarkably well preserved, retaining traces of the paint applied to them centuries ago. They were discovered by archaeologists and graduate students from the

Ancient cult figurines of Aphrodite unearthed

Three 1,500-year-old figurines of the goddess Aphrodite have been found in Susita. At the site, on a 350 meter-high-plateau overlooking the eastern shore of Lake Kinneret, archaeologists found a cache of three figurines of Aphrodite (whom the Romans called Venus), dating back about 1,500 years. The figurines, made of clay, are