Hercules statue, approximately 2,000 years old, discovered in northern Greece

Researchers believe that the statue was adorned in a building dating to the late Byzantine period in the 8th or 9th century AD for buildings during the Byzantine period.

Sculpted head of Mayan maize god uncovered in Mexico

According to Mayan tradition, the maize god was decapitated every year at harvest and was reborn in the new growing season.

LEGENDARY LA Dodgers pitcher Sandy Koufax throws out the first pitch at the 2017 World Series.

Sandy Koufax statue to be unveiled at Dodger Stadium this summer

Sandy Koufax is a Jewish baseball legend.

By Jacob Gurvis/JTA

What was the unhappy fate of a Jewish tax collector in medieval Spain?

A sculpture in Toledo honors a medieval treasurer killed by the king.


Qasem Soleimani statue torched in western Iran

This is not the first time a statue of former IRGC Quds Force commander Qasem Soleimani has been torched in Iran.

TOURISTS STROLL around the memorial to former US president Thomas Jefferson in Washington.

Statue of Thomas Jefferson to be removed from New York City Hall

The statue is 188-years old and about 7-feet tall and efforts for it to be removed reignited due to protests for racial justice throughout the United States last year.


Statue of Confederate commander Robert E. Lee removed in Virginia capital

The Robert E. Lee statue is one of the largest still standing in the United States. Memorials that honor leaders of the Confederate side have become targets of protests against racism.

A sign reading "Hate Has No Home Here" hangs by the statue of Civil War Confederate General Robert E

Charlottesville to remove Confederate statue and center of 2017 protest

The statue of Robert E. Lee was meant to be removed in 2017. A second statue is expected to be removed soon as well.

President Rivlin's statue alongside the statues of former Israel presidents

President Rivlin's statue unveiled in the President's Residence garden

The bronze statue, work of Israeli sculptor Sigalit Landau, was placed alongside the statues of former Israel presidents in the presidents' district.

Britain's Princess Diana holds Prince Harry during a morning picture session at Marivent Palace.

Feuding William and Harry reunite for unveiling of Princess Diana statue

The buildup to the event, which will honor what would have been Diana's 60th birthday, has been the subject of intense media focus, with the brothers barely speaking to each other.

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