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Statue depicting pan found in Istanbul

Excavations by the Istanbul metropolitan municipality (IBB) in Saraçhane archaeology park has led to the discovery of a statue depicting pan, a god from Greek mythology.

Pan is often shown with hindquarters and horns reminiscent of a goat, much like the mythical fauns and satyrs. Hailing from the realm of Arcadia, he is also revered as the deity presiding over meadows, forests, and enchanting valleys.

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