Herbert Maryon on the Colossus of Rhodes, Greeley Daily Tribune, 1 May 1954
Old Wonder Doubted th hea Addressing the London Society t Antiquarians, Herbert Maryon j ast doubt on the legendary size f the Colossus of Rhodes, one of i he Seven Wonders ot the a n c world. The statue could not have tood astride the harbor ot Rhodes, le said. The harbor there is 600 eet wide and the statue Blood 20 feet high, which would have riven the whole thing absurd proportions. proportions. He believes the Colossus was not solid metal hut made of sheet metal shaped andj-lveted.