Dr. Alemis’ photo reveals the ancient face of the Athens Acropolis

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Dr. Alemis’ photo reveals the ancient face of the Athens AcropolisDr. Alexander Alemis' photograph of the Acropolis with the mysterious face. Copyright Alexander G. Alemis

By Steven J. Korbel

CHICAGO – This amazing photograph clearly shows the face of a bearded man with a leaf crown or headband.

Does this face resemble that of the old wise man of Greece? Zeus? Or Poseidon?

The mystery deepens as you can see another face behind the ear that appears to be looking in another direction and possibly additional faces farther to the right and a large one in the middle of the picture.

In April 2017, Dr. Alexander G. Alemis went to Athens, Greece, to present his new book, Political Systems and their Relationship to the Economy and Freedom.

One of Dr. Alemis’ many interests is photography. He likes taking unique photographs as he sees things from different angles. This photo though, which he took in Athens on April 23, 2017, is incredibly special. He took a picture of the Acropolis Rock from a certain spot which revealed the faces in the rock formation for possibly the first time in history.

Read full story here.

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