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New discovery at Ancient Aptera today

Posted: Tue Jan 26, 2016 4:57 pm
by Carolina
Archaeologists excavating the site of Ancient Aptera in Chania, Crete, today announced the discovery of two small yet spectacular statues depicting the gods Artemis and Apollo...

http://livingincrete-carolina.blogspot. ... overy.html

Re: New discovery at Ancient Aptera today

Posted: Wed Jan 27, 2016 10:46 am
by Eleni13
Excellent state of preservation. I wonder if they will stay in Crete, or be taken to Athens?

Re: New discovery at Ancient Aptera today

Posted: Wed Jan 27, 2016 12:25 pm
by Carolina
According to news reports today the new findings will grace the new archaeological museum of Chania in Halepa.

Re: New discovery at Ancient Aptera today

Posted: Wed Jan 27, 2016 10:50 pm
by BrianS
The report of this in ekathimerini has the location of Ancient Aptera as "Iraklio"!
http://www.ekathimerini.com/205425/arti ... a-in-crete