Monday, September 26, 2011

'Tired of Herakles' Returns


The upper part of the statue on display in the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston

1800 year old 'tired of Herakles' the upper part of the statue on display in the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, where the lower part of legs and will return to Turkey.

Sculpture in the Museum of Antalya from the waist down

After 31 years in the ancient city of Perge in Antalya kidnapped from the United States, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's plane brought "Tired of Herakles," the upper part of the statue, the delegation of the excavation created a great pleasure and excitement.

 The top half of the statue was stolen in 1980 from an excavation site in Perge, northeast of the Mediterranean resort city of Antalya and 340 miles (550 kilometers) south of the capital, Ankara. When the upper part of the statue came to Turkey, it will be exhibited at the Museum of Antalya.



 



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