The head of an ancient statue of the Greek god Hermes has been unearthed during excavations in central Athens. Photo: Greek Culture Ministry / AFP The head of an ancient statue of the Greek god Hermes has been unearthed during excavations in central Athens. Photo: Greek Culture Ministry / AFP
The head of an ancient statue of the Greek god Hermes has been unearthed during excavations in central Athens. Photo: Greek Culture Ministry / AFP

Ancient bust of Greek god Hermes found during Athens sewage works

  • The Greek Culture Ministry said that the head is one of many that served as street markers in ancient Athens
  • The head is in the style of Greek sculptor Alcamenes, who flourished in the second half of fifth century BC

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The head of an ancient statue of the Greek god Hermes has been unearthed during excavations in central Athens. Photo: Greek Culture Ministry / AFP The head of an ancient statue of the Greek god Hermes has been unearthed during excavations in central Athens. Photo: Greek Culture Ministry / AFP
The head of an ancient statue of the Greek god Hermes has been unearthed during excavations in central Athens. Photo: Greek Culture Ministry / AFP
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