Posted on

Roman statue discovered in Ashkelon after storm damage – Haaretz Daily Newspaper | Israel News

Roman statue discovered in Ashkelon after storm damage – Haaretz Daily Newspaper | Israel News.

Roman Statue in Ashkelon

The massive storm that swept through Israel over the weekend caused a great deal of damage to archaeological sites all along the Mediterranean coast, but also uncovered a an impressive statue of a woman between 1650 and 1800 years old in Ashkelon.

The statue, a 1.2-meter high figure of a woman with her head missing, has been dated to Roman times and is thought to have stood erect in a bath house.

_______________ Isn’t it amazing? Fires, storms and the sudden reappearance of a statue thought to be up to 1800 years old. Read the article for further details.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s