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Mysterious Inscription on a 2nd Century AD Sphinx Unearthed More Than 100 Years Ago Deciphered

In the first half of the 19th century, during archaeological excavations in the ancient Roman settlement of Potaissa in Romania, workers came across a curious artifact: a bronze statue in the style of the mythical sphinxes that once guarded the roads of the Greek island of Naxos. However, this sphinx had traveled much farther, to […]