Bust of Caesar Found in Rhone River

Posted on May 14, 2008

The Assocated Press reports that a marble bust of Caesar was found in the Rhone river several months ago by France's Culture Ministry. The statue shows Caesar with wrinkles and a balding hairline. A 5.9 foot marble statue of Neptune was also recovered from the river.

Michel L'Hour, who heads the Department of Subaquatic Archaeological Research, told the AP that they have barely skimmed the surface of the site meaning more exciting discoveries may await. Times Online has more details about the discovery.

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