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Archaeologists have discovered dozens of pottery statues dating back more than 2000 years, depicting many men and women, divinities, cavalry and animals.
Traces of paint and writing can still be found on some of these sculptures.
The discovery of this group of historical sculptures provides new information about the lives of the inhabitants of the ancient city of Myra in Turkey.
These sculptures, which are between 2,100 and 2,200 years old, include statues of ancient Greek myths such as Artemis, Aphrodite, Heracles, Leto, and ordinary people.
A woman and her child, a boy carrying a fruit, a man of knights and a woman carrying a pitcher of water are the other historical statues discovered in this ancient city.
Colors such as blue, pink and red were used to paint the costumes of these sculptures.
According to the inscriptions left on some of these sculptures, it is possible that these inscriptions engraved on the back of the sculptures were messages.
Archaeologists have discovered more than 50 pottery sculptures that do not contain bodies, and it is expected that more clay carvings will be discovered in the same area.
Archaeologists have also discovered a range of ceramic, bronze and silver artifacts at the site.
Archaeological excavations will continue in the region.