Statue of Hercules discovered in Philippi of Northern Greece


At the ancient location of Philippi in northern Greece, a magnificent statue of Hercules dating back to Roman times was found.

A lavishly constructed building, maybe a fountain, was also found near the monument.

The Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports announced that excavations were carried out in the Philippi by the Aristotle University team alongside director of the excavation, Professor Natalia Poulos and collaborators Assistant Professor Anastasios Tantsis and Emeritus Professor Aristotle Menzos. 

A total of 24 students of the AUTH took part in the excavation and the research was funded by Aristotle University and the AUTH Research Committee.

Source: Tornos News




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