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Archaeologists uncover 3,000-year-old female statue at citadel gate complex in Turkey

  • Sun, 13 Aug 2017 23:14
The remains of a majestic female statue uncovered at an archaeological site in southeast Turkey may challenge our understanding of the public role of women in the ancient world. Excavations at a site near the Syrian border have unearthed a beautifully carved head and upper torso of a female figure. The remnants are largely intact, although the face and chest appear to have been intentionally -- possibly ritually -- defaced. All Top News -- ScienceDaily

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