Roman statue of Diana unearthed at Terracina in central Italy
Following the recent discovery of a headless Roman marble torso missing arms and legs, identified as the goddess 'Diana the Huntress', this morning the head of the same statue was found in the centre of the town of Terracina in the Lazio Region, central Italy.
|Head of the statue [Credit Città di Terracina]|
The discovery of the Roman thermal baths, dating to the 4th century AD according to the experts, came as a complete surprise during the installation works of petrol tanks.
|Recovery of the statue's torso [Credit Città di Terracina]|
It is expected that more finds will see the light of day with the continuation of other important excavation works in the area.
The extraordinary archaeological find testifies to the importance of the town of Terracina in ancient times.
Source: Comune di Terracina [January 18, 2017]