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Herbert Maryon on the Colossus of Rhodes, The Indiana Gazette, 5 December 1953

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Britisher Belittles World Marie LONDON the world. by a British scientist ai*bt as a hollow sham. Herbert! tor **ryen, TS-year old sculptor-! r * c * Ir meeting of! - TM · ' --» . MMU · . **HV^-^ Maa^ · Society of Antiquaries the astride sheets 1. Toe small to stand the harbor of Bhodes. Made of thin bronze 1 of solid bronxe. The Statue, of the sun god " ' t w*tfc of a sculptor who spent U years on acts by the at masterpiece. It was erected m L.C. An earthquake tumK}^ n sars later. , . - · ' . ; .: .: . . . ; The story handed down : -*· y*srs is that the statue with a beacon In its hands foot on each side of the harbor! 1 ** 1 entrance, with enough clearance! ma£L to ex- of Lake Locarno barn- the walks and *upe to pass underneath. Maryon said he has determined from a study of classical inscript- tions that the statue was in fact feet high and the harbor 000 feet wide, wich would make the famous straddle an anatomical Furthermore, be said, his ., search indicated the heroic figure was not east in one piece, as re-| erto supposed, but was made of bronze sheets beaten into shape and riveted together. Maryon estimated estimated the thickness of the sheets as equal to that of a British --about a 15th of an inch.

Clipped from The Indiana Gazette05 Dec 1953, SatPage 5

The Indiana Gazette (Indiana, Pennsylvania)05 Dec 1953, SatPage 5
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  • Britisher Belittles World Mark — Herbert Maryon on the Colossus of Rhodes, The Indiana Gazette, 5 December 1953

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