Ancient "Wonder" Doubted

Herbert Maryon on the Colossus of Rhodes, Alton Evening Telegraph, 25 March 1954

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Ancient "Wonder" Doubted - THURSDAY, MAHCH 2.5. 1934 Anrlont ••...
THURSDAY, MAHCH 2.5. 1934 Anrlont •• A'-inro«inc the tendon S- Of Antiquarian*. Hf-:-hcrt Maryon Maryon ra«r doubt on iho (p^ndary : Sixc of thp Colossus of Rhodes', j onr of the Seven \Vonrirr< of the ; ancirnt world. Tho statiir ronld ' not have stood astride the harbor of Rhodos, he said. Thp hsrNir fhoro i« 600 fppt wido and the > stattio stood only 120 foot hiph' \\hirh would havp given the whole thine ahsurd proportions. He Miovp* the Colossus was not 1 solid mrtal hut mad? of shoot i motal. shapod and rivotod. '

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 25 Mar 1954, Thu,
  3. Page 5

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