During the excavations carried out in the Ancient City of Amastris under the direction of Amasra Museum Director Zübeyde Kuru, a statue of a water nymph, thought to be 1800 years old, was found at a depth of 3 meters from the surface.found.
In the statement made on the social media account of the Excavations and Research Department of the General Directorate of Cultural Heritage and Museums of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, “bartin”During our excavations in Amasra, Gymnasium, a statue with a height of 1.53 centimeters, dating back to the 2nd century AD and thought to be a Nymph (water nymph), was unearthed,” it said.
It was stated that the historical artifact will be taken to Amasra Museum for exhibition after the repair work.
MARBLE MOSAICS WERE ALSO FOUND
In the Kum District of Amasra, a 3,000-year-old historical and touristic district of Bartın, in the ‘Bedesten’ area, known as the Roman provincial council, a statue of a Nymph (water nymph) with a water jug in her hand, as well as marble mosaics, were found at the same spot.
Amasra Museum Director Zübeyde Kuru said that the work of cleaning the trees and uncovering the artifact in the Bedesten started 10 days ago and said, “We aimed to unearth an important artifact from the Roman period here.
Some artifacts were found during rescue excavations recently.
“We will continue our efforts to bring this place to tourism,” he said.
It was reported that the museum directorate teams’ work in the field continues.