At the bottom of the Rhone discovered an ancient statue of Caesar

At the bottom of the Rhone discovered an ancient statue of CaesarA bust of Caesar found by French archaeologists, divers explored the bottom of the river Rhone in the southern town of Arles, founded by the Roman Emperor in 46 BC, after the distribution of land among the Legionnaires.At the bottom of the Rhone river on the territory of the French city of Arles was found a marble bust of the Roman General Julius Caesar, according to the Tape.ru.It is assumed that it is the oldest known sculpture of Caesar made during his lifetime. According to the report of the Ministry, the approximate date of its creation can be 46 BC - the year of Foundation Caesar of Arles.According to the French archaeologist Luc long, who led underwater excavations, bust, apparently, was thrown into the river after in 44 BC Caesar was assassinated. "At the time was considered dangerous to his follower," he says.In addition to the bust of Caesar, soobshaet the Associated Press, underwater archaeologists also discovered two small Hellenistic bronze statues and marble statue of the God Neptune, Dating from the third century ad. Source: At the bottom of the Rhone discovered an ancient statue of Caesar.



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