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Altar of Minerva found in southern Italian town of Castro

A team of archaeologists led by Francesco D' Andria has discovered the Altar of the temple of Minerva (Athena) in the town of Castro in the province of Lecce in the Apulia (Puglia) region of south-eastern Italy. Credit: Quotidiano di PugliaThe discovery is unprecedented insofar as it is the only example of a monumental Greek altar found in Apulia. The Castro altar is similar to those found in Metaponto, a Lucanian city which has...

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