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Fat Finger Find

From Atlas Obscura comes the unusual and awesome find which I like to call the Fat Finger Find.

Hercules Hands

“Towering over Amman’s modern skyline is the Temple of Hercules, located at the peak of a hillside in one of the ancient city’s oldest quadrants . . . From just three gigantic fingers, one elbow, and a scattering of coins, archaeologists have agreed these marble body parts likely belonged to a massive statue of Hercules himself. Therefore, the theory goes, the temple also must have been dedicated to the half-god known for his feats of strength and far-ranging adventures.”

More information and photos on the awesome archeological discoveries in this region can be found at:



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