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Goddess sculpture found in Turkish shipwreck

A 2,700-year-old terracotta sculpture of a goddess has been found in a shipwreck off the coast of Turkey. A ceramic sculpture, which is said to be the biggest one in the history of Turkish underwater history, has been discovered off the coast of the Bozburun neighborhood in the western province of

Figurine of fertility goddess found in Turkey

The head of an 8,000-year-old statue, believed to belong to a fertility goddess, has been found in western Turkey. The head of an 8,000-year-old statue of a goddess has been found during excavations in ?zmir’s Ye?ilova tumulus. Associate Professor Zafer Derin said they had found very important pieces during this year’s excavations,

Greek temple for Demeter and Persephone found in Bulgaria

An ancient Greek temple dedicated to the goddess Demeter and her daugher Persephone has been found near the Black Sea in Bulgaria. Panayotova explained that the figurines and ceramics found in a concentrated spot are clear evidence of the cult for Demeter and Persephone. "We have come across pieces before but this

Roman temple to Diana found in Tuscany

A Roman temple dedicated to the goddess Diana has been unearthed in the Italian region of Tuscany. The ancient religious sanctuary, found in the Maremma national park is 350 square metres large, and was discovered in perfect condition by a team of Italian and other European archaeologists following a two-year