State and East Carolina universities made an unexpected find this summer in an old dump in the ancient city of Petra: two marble statues of the Greek goddess Aphrodite that one of the professors describes as “absolutely exquisite.” The 2.5-foot statues were made of marble from Greece or Italy and were probably imported to the Nabataean city of Petra in present-day Jordan as long as 1,900 years ago.“These are worthy of display at the Louvre Museum or the Metropolitan Museum of Art.” The statues are Roman in style, suggesting they date from after the Roman annexation of Nabataea early in the first century A. They were found as part of an ongoing excavation of homes and tombs in a part of the city where commoners were thought to live.The statues were found in a surprisingly large home for the area, but how they got there isn’t known yet.The statues were found in a garbage dump dating to the 4th century A. that filled the rooms of the old villa, which was equipped with a heated room typical of a Roman-style bath, said Megan Perry, an anthropology professor at ECU.
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