MOSCOW, November 1 In Greece, an image of the Trojan War hero Ajax was discovered in an 1800-year-old building, Live Science reports.
The artifact was found by a group of scientists in the flooded city-state of Salamis on the largest of the Saronic islands – Salamis.
Archaeologists have been exploring this coast for several years. Earlier they discovered an ancient dam. Now there is a covered passage over the ancient square.
When excavating the foundation of this structure, researchers found amphorae stoppers, bronze coins, fragments of marble objects, including the upper part of a marble stele of the 4th century BC with the image of a bearded man .
Experts have determined that the stele depicts Ajax, one of the heroes of the Trojan War. He was a native of Salamis and was highly revered by the locals.
Earlier in Egypt, archaeologists discovered jugs of wine that were five thousand years old.