‘Goddess of beauty’ in the mud… A statue of Aphrodite’s face unearthed at a Roman construction site
A statue of Aphrodite메이저사이트, the goddess of beauty and love in Greek and Roman mythology.
On the 6th (local time), Rome Mayor Roberto Gualtieri posted a picture of a head statue covered in mud on Twitter and said, “A marble head in perfect condition has been found in the Piazza Augusto Imperator.” We are restoring and researching,” he said.
The excavated head statue appears to be part of a statue of Aphrodite, the goddess of beauty and love in Greek and Roman mythology.
Claudio Parisi Presice, who manages Roman heritage, said in a statement on the 7th, “This head statue of graceful workmanship carved from Greek marble is presumed to belong to the statue of Aphrodite.” You can see the shape of ‘ tenia ‘, so it shows sophistication,” he explained.
“The statue was excavated from an ancient building wall, but it is in a state of preservation,” said Presice. said.
It is estimated that the artifact was made in the era of Augustus, the first emperor of ancient Rome, about 2,000 years ago. Currently, the statue is entrusted to archaeologists for specific dating.
“Ancient artifacts are often found in this area,” said Mayor Gualtieri of Rome.