Statue of Hercules Unearthed in Ancient Greek City of Aizanoi
A stunning statue of Hercules, the Greek demigod, was recently unearthed in the Ancient Greek city of Aizanoi in Asia Minor, according to archaeologists statements. The statue was found during the excavations being carried out along Penkalas Stream in the...
Statuary Heads of Greek Gods Unearthed in Ancient City of Aizanoi
The sculpted heads of Greek gods Aphrodite and Dionysus were recently unearthed in the ancient city of Aizanoi in western Turkey. The heads of both Aphrodite, the goddess of love, and Dionysus, the god of wine, "are important findings for...
Statue of Ancient Greek Goddess Hygieia Unearthed in Turkey
A statue of the ancient Greek goddess Hygieia, the goddess of health and cleanliness, was unearthed on Thursday in Aizanoi, in what is now central Turkey. Viewed as the guardian or the personification of health, the goddess is always portrayed...