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Venus statue discovered in Thessaloniki during metro construction works

An impressive statue has been discovered during archaeological excavations at the construction work of Metro in Thessaloniki. Among the more than 300,000 findings is the headless statue of goddess Aphrodite. The statue was found at the construction works area of  the metro station <Agia Sophia>, very close to the Krinaio building.

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The picture of the statue was uploaded on social media by Attiko Metro chairman Yiannis Mylopoulos

More on the archaeological findings in Thessalonki during the metro works here.

PS sadly the head seems to have been removed on purpose and with a tool

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