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Sito ufficiale Parco Archeologico dell'Appia Antica

Ancient statue of Hercules emerges from Rome sewer repairs

Work depicting mythological hero and apparently dating back to Roman imperial period found near Appian Way.

An ancient Roman statue of Hercules has been discovered during repairs to the sewerage system underneath a park in Rome.

The statue, which apparently dates back to the Roman imperial period (27BC to AD476), emerged from the ground around the second mile mark along the ancient Appian Way, a famed historic road.

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