The Mystery of the Broken Noses

Investigating Why Noses were Broken in Ancient Statues

Jules
5 min readApr 4, 2023

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Source: Dreams Time

The ancient world is filled with countless mysteries, from the enigmatic constructions of ancient civilizations to the beliefs and rituals of past cultures. One such mystery that has puzzled historians and archaeologists for centuries is the prevalence of broken noses on ancient statues.

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Jules

Psychology Expert | MSc Social and Cultural Psychology