Sculpture of Artemis unearthed in SW Turkey
|The marble sculpture head of Artemis from the fourth century uncovered in the ancient city of Alabanda [Credit: Hurriyet/DHA]|
Ateşlier said they had started in July and this season many newly excavated artifacts has been uncovered at the site. The team closed the excavations on Dec. 20.
This year also geophysical analysis was done in the area and another goddess’ temple was found, added Ateşlier.
The location of the temple was determined, and next year the excavations will be done in that area, he said.
The site is located in Çine, in what is today the Turkish province of Aydın.
Source: Hurriyet Daily News [December 31, 2012]