Archaeologists who have been digging for more than a year at the villa of Roman Emperor Hadrian in Tivoli have unearthed a monumental staircase, a statue of an athlete and what appears to be a headless sphinx.Link (via Newsvine). . . . which begs the question, if it's headless, how do they know it's a sphinx and not just a lion?
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