For those of you who missed it today, CNN featured a story about a severe storm that hit Ashkelon and many other areas in Israel. In Ashkelon, the storm was so strong that it caused a section of the cliff along the coast to collapse. That collapse revealed a large piece of Roman period statuary that was discovered by a resident walking along the beach. The statue is of a woman wearing a toga and a pair of sandals. It is missing the head and arms but the statue is otherwise well preserved.
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