Statue (not shown here, but on the actual article) unearthed that is thought to be from Mithradates‘ reign. Heads up from the Rogue Classicists’s Explorator 19: (double issue) 19-20.
Archaeologists have discovered the sculpture of the mother goddess Kybele in Ordu’s Kurul Castle, which is said to be the most important finding in the Turkish excavation season this year.
Image credit: Cybele with her traditional attributes (cornucopia, lion and crown in the shape of city walls). The face is an individualized portrait of Roman woman, probably of a high status. Roman marble, ca. 50 AD.
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