A headless statue of Aphrodite was found during the Thessaloniki Metro works
A very impressive statue was brought to light during the excavations taking place in Thessaloniki, along with the works for the underground metro network.
It is a headless statue attributed to the goddess Aphrodite and was found on the site of Ag. Sophia, as the chairman of the company Yannis Mylopoulos informed the public by posting on his facebook profile, where he even named the statue “Aphrodite of the Thessaloniki Metro”.
“The most recent among the 300,000 and perhaps one of the most…well-shaped findings of the archaeological excavations of the Thessaloniki Metro, is this headless Venus,” writes Mr. Milopoulos.
You may be interested
U.S. Ambassador to Greece Pyatt: The path to the acquisition of the F-35 is a multi-year processPanos - Dec 01, 2020
U.S. Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey R. Pyatt said in a message that the US defence relationship with Greece is at…
Greece confirms 1,044 new coronavirus cases on Monday, 85 fatalities; 600 in ICUsPanos - Dec 01, 2020
Greece confirmed 1,044 new coronavirus cases on Monday, of which 9 were identified at the country's entry points, said the…
Turkish survey vessel Oruc Reis returns to its port, as Greece calls on EU to impose sanctions on Turkeymakis - Nov 30, 2020
After 49 days of seismic surveys in a large sea area that included the Greek continental shelf, Turkish research ship…