Marble statue of robed woman discovered at Epidaurus

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A marble statue of a woman which may depict Hygeia, the wife or daughter of the ancient Greek god Asclepius, the god of medicine, was just found at the site of ancient Epidaurus, a center for healing in ancient times. The marble statue of a robed woman thought to be the goddess Hygeia excavated at the site of ancient Epidaurus [Credit: Greek Ministry of Culture] The graceful statue, which is missing its arms and head, is still thought by archaeologists to be in excellent...


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