Herbert Maryon on the Colossus of Rhodes, Tucson Daily Citizen, 4 February 1954

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Herbert Maryon on the Colossus of Rhodes, Tucson Daily Citizen, 4 February 1954 - am make wife unto bind ' in admission · us . :...
am make wife unto bind ' in admission · us . : ONLY «% WONDERS? Most:people know, there -jvere. seven ancient wonders of- the world. But was it actually number? A British natural scientist has suggested .in the polite and cultured language of his calling that maybe one of them--the Colossus of. Rhodes --was a fake. Herbert Maryon has: completed completed 12 years of archaeological archaeological research causing him to question the story that the 'cus statue, of the sun god actually stood with a beacon its hands and one foot on'.eacH side iof the harbor of Rhodes, so that ships could pass/under^ ' neath. From classical'''inscrip- tions Maryon has figure that ; the sjfctue was only 120 feet 'high and therefore too small ·.to straddle a harbor 600 feet "wide/ . . . · . - . ·''· ':· ; · ·-.- 'Since the Colossus was tumbled tumbled by an earthquake'about the year 224 B.C., It's no : . around for measuring. And -' Mr. Maryon doesn't mind too much, we'd just as soon go on believing , that the ancient' i world held: seven wqndiers,; six and one-5ialf as he iaiplies. --Kansas : City Times. -__,

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  1. Tucson Daily Citizen,
  2. 04 Feb 1954, Thu,
  3. Page 12

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