A Roman statue buried for centuries has been unearthed after a massive storm battered Israel's coast, officials say.(h/t Mostly Kosher)
The white marble statue of a woman was found after a cliff collapsed in the city of Ashkelon.
The statue - which lacks a head and arms - dates back about 1,800-2,000 years, officials at the Israel Antiquities Authorities (IAA) believe.
However, the storm also caused some damage to the Roman-era port of Caesarea.
Israel's officials are due to visit the area to assess the damage.
Wednesday, December 15, 2010
- Wednesday, December 15, 2010
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