In Crimea, found an ancient marble statue

In Crimea, found an ancient marble statue

SIMFEROPOL, August 28 — RIA Novosti. Marble statue of a male torso in clothes, presumably of the Hellenistic era, found in the excavations of the ancient settlement of Myrmekion in Kerch, reported RIA Novosti head of the Myrmekion expedition of the State Hermitage Museum Alexander Butyagin.


“The statue represents a male torso with clothes on. It is made of marble. The Hellenistic period, presumably. Found in the destruction layer of the estate of the first centuries of our era,” said Butyagin.

According to him, this is the first such discovery on the site of Myrmekion. The head and feet of the statue, most likely, were separated in antiquity.