Head Of Marble Goddess Of Imperial Age Unearthed

May 26, 2019 408

Italian archeologists have unearthed a white marble head, possibly of a goddess, dating back to the Imperial Age, the Superintendence of Cultural and Archeological Heritage of Rome announced on Friday. “We have just discovered this beautiful head at the Via Alessandrina dig…truly a great emotion!” the Superintendence tweeted, along with photos of the sculpture — a graceful, larger than life size head with an oval face framed by wavy hair, the Xinhua news agency reported.

The Via Alessandrina was a 400-meter road built by a 16th-century cardinal, who named it after his birthplace, the northern city of Alessandria. A neighbourhood developed around this road, which was demolished during the Fascist regime in the 1920s to make way for what it known today as the Via dei Fori Imperiali (Imperial Forums Road).

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