Two Colossal Iron-Age Torsos Unearthed In Sardinia

Archeologists excavating the Mont’e Prama necropolis on the Italian island of Sardinia have discovered the giant torsos of two warrior statues.

The monumental statues, dating from the iron age, were carved from limestone by the Nuragic civilization which occupied the island until the second century AD.

The latest discoveries join a collection of statues of wrestlers, archers and boxers unearthed at the archeological site on the west coast of the island since the 1970s. This army of warrior sculptures is known as “the giants of Mont’e Prama” and has brought worldwide fame to the Sardinian site.

The new finds are two bare

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