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New Goddess Discoveries: She is Reemerging - Literally

Goddesses seem to be rediscovered all the time. Advances in archeology and carbon dating have made it easier to assess the age of the goddesses discovered. Every time one is pulled from the ground it reminds us that the Goddess was, and still is, part of our world. Here are some of the Goddesses found in recent Archeological expeditions or that resurfaced around the world. Click on the headlines to access the stories.


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Aphrodite and Dionysus Unearthed

The sculpted heads of Greek gods Aphrodite and Dionysus were recently unearthed in the ancient city of Aizanoi in western Turkey.

2,350-year-old Cybele statue found in Türkiye's Antandrus


A marble statue of the mother goddess Cybele was discovered in Turkey, in what once was a Greek city.

Excavated Hestia Statue to be Displayed in Museum


A statue of Hestia, the Greek goddess of the hearth, was discovered in 2004-2005 at the ancient city of Aigai in the western province of Manisa. It will be exhibited at the Manisa Archeology Museum, which is set to be opened this year.

German Archeologists uncover Ancient Statue of Water Goddessin Bavaria


It may be over 3,000 years old and it is part of the ancient Hallstatt culture. It was believed to be used during ancient rituals associated with water.

Rain Shrine in Honor of Water Goddess Found in Lost City

Archeologists discovered an ancient rain shrine dedicated to a rain goddess in a mountain fortress. They think it may be the long-lost city of Natuonia in ancient Iran.

Turkish Researchers find 7,800-year-old Figurine Used in Fertility Rites


This clay figure is believed to have been used to perform rituals to increase abundance and fertility.