Monday, 25 August 2008

Marcus Aurelius Found

Sagalassos Archaeological Research Project - Marcus Aurelius (2008)The ancient city of Sagalassos - struck by earthquakes and abandoned by the Romans - has yielded another find: this colossal marble head of Emperor Marcus Aurelius. The statue's lower legs and right arm have also been unearthed. The Sagalassos Archaeological Research Project has been excavating this site for 12 years, and in the last year its work has really paid off with statues of Emperor Hadrian (CLICK) and Empress Faustina the Elder (CLICK). To see more, click the title link.


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