An impressive statue depicting Hercules from the Roman times was discovered at the ancient site of Philippi in northern Greece, according to greekreporter.com.
Alongside the statue, a richly decorated structure, potentially a fountain, was also discovered.
As noted in the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports announcement, excavations were carried out in Philippi by the Aristotle University team alongside Professor Natalia Poulos, the director of the excavation, and collaborators Assistant Professor Anastasios Tantsis and Emeritus Professor Aristotle Menzos. A total of twenty-four students of AUTH took part in the excavation. The research was funded by Aristotle University and the AUTH Research Committee.
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Original article: Impressive statue of Hercules unearthed in Philippi of Northern Greece.