Researcher Brands Colossus of Rhodes Nothing But Sham

Herbert Maryon on the Colossus of Rhodes, The Mason City Globe-Gazette, 4 December 1953

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I the top 1 Rebuilt. Researcher Brands Colossus of Rhodes Nothing But Sham LONDON UPI -- The Colossus of Rhodes, one of the seven ancient wonders of the world, was described described by a British scientist Thursday night as a hollow Herbert Maryoh, .79-year-old sculptor-archeologist, sculptor-archeologist, 'told a meeting oi the Society of Antiquaries the statue was: 1. Too small to stand astride harbor of Rhodes. 2. Made of thin bronze sheets stead of solid bronze. The statue, of the Sun God. lios was the work of a sculptor named Chares, who spent 12 on his masterpiece. It was erectec 280 B. C. An earthquake tumbled it 53 years later. The story handed down through the years is that the statue stooc with a beacon in its hands and foot on each side of the harbor trance, with enough clearance for ships to pass underneath. '*

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  2. 04 Dec 1953, Fri,
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  • Researcher Brands Colossus of Rhodes Nothing But Sham — Herbert Maryon on the Colossus of Rhodes, The Mason City Globe-Gazette, 4 December 1953

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