Statue of Roman Magistrate Unearthed in Bulgaria’s Plovdiv

Society » ARCHAEOLOGY | November 25, 2013, Monday // 18:58

A marble statue of a Roman magistrate has been unearthed in the Roman Forum in Bulgaria’s Plovdiv, archaeologists have announced.

The statue, dated to the end of the 3rd or the beginning of the fourth century, depicts a man dressed in a toga who is holding a scroll, the BGNES news agency informs.

The statue’s head is missing.

In September 2013, several parts of marble statues were discovered near the finding.

Experts will attempt to determine whether the missing head is among these parts.

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